News Releases | July 27, 2021

Fight for $15 Movement Has Won $150B in Wage Raises for 26M Workers in Less Than a Decade

Of the $150B in raises workers have secured, $76B has gone to workers of color and $70B to women workers.

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.

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 | January 22, 2020

Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage

Today’s decision marks a historic victory for workers and local democracy in the Twin Cities.

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 | October 7, 2019

On the Labor Department’s Proposed Tip Rule

News Releases | October 7, 2019

On the Labor Department’s Proposed Tip Rule

DOL’s proposal would allow employers to assign tipped workers more non-tip-generating work while still only paying them $2.13 an hour. 

News Releases | August 9, 2019

On New Hampshire Gov. Sununu’s Veto of $12 by 2022 Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Sununu’s veto displays a misinformed and wrongheaded approach to pressing economic issues in New Hampshire.

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