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.

News Releases | May 22, 2019

Report: McDonald’s Fails to Protect Workers from Gun Violence, Robberies, Attacks

Our report documents an epidemic of workplace violence at McDonald’s restaurants, compounded by the company’s failure to protect its workers.

News Releases | November 14, 2018

St. Paul Passes $15 Minimum Wage; Second City in Midwest to Back $15

A $15 minimum wage recognizes the value that St. Paul’s workers bring to the area’s thriving economy.

News Releases | July 25, 2018

On Eleventh Circuit Reviving NAACP Suit Calling Alabama Wage Law Racially Biased

Workers, communities of color, advocates, and our courts will not allow preemption to deny local communities the very basic right(…)

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