News Releases | May 3, 2019

Colorado Legislature Approves Landmark Bill to Repeal Preemption of Local Minimum Wage Laws

Governor Jared Polis is expected to sign the bill into law.

News Releases | March 28, 2019

Overcoming Gubernatorial Veto and Preemption Threat, Maryland Becomes Sixth State to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage Rate

Maryland becomes the sixth state in the nation—and the first south of the Mason-Dixon line—to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | March 27, 2019

Poll: Nearly 2/3 Florida Voters Oppose State Legislature’s Efforts to Strip Cities and Counties of Existing Powers

One misguided bill would ban all local laws pertaining to any “employment conditions.”

News Releases | March 4, 2019

Appeals Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage Ordinance

Minnesota’s appeals court ruled that Minneapolis’s $15 minimum wage law is a valid exercise of local power and is not(…)

News Releases | February 25, 2019

Colorado Legislation Would Restore Local Power to Raise Minimum Wage

The bill would restore local governments’ right to raise the minimum wage above the state’s level.

News Releases | November 29, 2018

Report: Fight for $15 Won $68 Billion in Raises for 22 Million Workers

$15 is now the benchmark for a strong minimum wage around the country.

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(…)

Videos | June 11, 2018

#Uberinterference Video & Link Roundup

Uber and Lyft have been able to rewrite the laws in 41 states to benefit themselves—and undermine protections for workers(…)

News Releases | April 26, 2018

Colorado House Approves Repeal of Preemption Law Blocking Local Minimum Wage Increases

The Colorado House vote to repeal the state’s minimum wage preemption law is a major victory for Colorado workers and(…)

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