News Releases | April 30, 2015

NELP Applauds Introduction of Raise the Wage Act of 2015

The National Employment Law Project hailed the legislation, noting that its is the strongest bill to increase the minimum wage(…)

Blog | April 20, 2015

Fight for $15 Movement Grows With Largest Low-Wage Worker Protests in U.S. History

April 15th marked the largest protests by low-wage workers in the nation’s history.

Videos | April 18, 2015

MSNBC: 2016 candidates take on populist themes

Via: MSNBC

Potential 2016 hopefuls on both sides of the aisle are speaking out about inequality and social mobility.

Press Clips | April 13, 2015

Fortune: Who Makes Less Than $15 per Hour? An Explainer in 3 Charts

Via: Fortune

NELP’s report findings ”challenge us to think about the future of this country,” says Irene Tung.

News Releases | April 13, 2015

As Movement For Higher Pay Grows, Report Examines Who Makes Less Than $15 in the U.S.

Report shows that 42 percent of U.S. workers are paid less than $15 an hour.

Press Clips | April 12, 2015

New York Times: Working, but Needing Public Assistance Anyway

Via: New York Times

“The low-wage business model . . . imposes significant costs on the public as a whole,” said NELP’s Sarah Leberstein.

Commentary | April 4, 2015

MSNBC: McDonald’s Wage Hike Still Falls Short

NELP’s Christine Owens on why McDonald’s recently announced wage increase falls far short.

Blog | April 2, 2015

Data Points: Many of the Highest-Growth Occupations Are Low-Wage Jobs

NELP’s prior labor market analyses showed that employment growth during the recovery has been concentrated in lower-wage industries and occupations.(…)

News Releases | April 1, 2015

On McDonald’s Wage Announcement

NELP responds to McDonald’s announcement of a wage increase.

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