News Releases | April 27, 2021

On President Biden’s Executive Order Establishing a $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers

This is an important first step to ensuring that all jobs paid with federal revenues are good jobs.

News Releases | January 26, 2021

NELP Urges Congress to Pass the Raise the Wage Act of 2021

Congress should use this opportunity to finally pass a $15 minimum wage bill.

Blog | January 25, 2021

Reflecting on NELP’s Partnership with the Local Solutions Support Center to Fight Preemption and Protect Pro-worker Advocacy

To better respond to the threat of preemption, NELP and LSSC formed a partnership in 2019.

News Releases | November 4, 2020

On Defending Democracy and Advancing Workers’ Rights at the Ballot Box and Beyond

Every vote must be counted. The will of the voters decides elections.

News Releases | March 9, 2020

Virginia Approves Raising Minimum Wage to $12 by 2023, With Path to $15 by 2026

Virginia joins 29 other states in raising its minimum wage above the paltry federal floor of $7.25.

News Releases | February 7, 2020

Minimum Wage Hikes Have Reversed Wage Declines for Workers in Lowest-Paid Jobs

Worker activism for a $15 wage floor, not Trump administration policies, are driving those wage gains.

News Releases | December 23, 2019

47 States, Cities, Counties to Raise Minimum Wage on New Year’s Day

21 states and 26 localities—more jurisdictions than ever before—will raise their wage floors around January 1.

News Releases | August 7, 2019

Report: After Five Years of Minimum Wage Increases, New York City’s Restaurant Industry Is Thriving

A higher wage floor did not cause the “sky to fall” as industry lobbyists had warned.

News Releases | July 3, 2019

Report: Workers Lose Billions Thanks to Corporate Campaign to Block Local Raises

Nearly 350,000 workers are each losing $4,000 annually because their states blocked local minimum wage increases.

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