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 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.

Commentary | December 6, 2018

It’s Finally Time for One Fair Wage: Servers Shouldn’t Be at the Mercy of Customers, Among Other Factors

Via: NY Daily News

New York’s needlessly complex wage system prevents many from taking home the full minimum wage.

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 | June 20, 2018

D.C. Ballot Initiative Victory Shows Strong Public Support for Higher Wages for Tipped Workers

Tips are a supplement to, and not a substitute for, wages.

News Releases | June 8, 2018

Initiative 77 Is a Vital Measure for D.C.’s Almost 30,000 Tipped Workers

Equal treatment in wages is not just good policy, it is just—and an imperative for the District of Columbia.

News Releases | March 21, 2018

Restaurant Workers Win Ownership of Their Tips

The law cannot be more clear: Tips belong to workers and no one else.

News Releases | March 7, 2018

NELP Welcomes Federal Legislation Ensuring Workers Own Their Tips

This bill will guarantee that workers get to keep the tips that they earn.

News Releases | February 5, 2018

DOL’s Office of Inspector General to Audit Rulemaking Process in Wake of Agency’s Suppression of Tip Rule Impact Analysis

DOL political officials covered up an impact analysis they didn’t like, raising concerns about the integrity of the regulatory process.

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