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.

Commentary | March 28, 2015

Albany Times-Union: Cuomo Can Hike Minimum Wage on His Own

NELP’s Paul Sonn urges New York Governor Cuomo to take executive action to raise the state’s minimum wage.

News Releases | March 26, 2015

On the Bipartisan Senate Test Vote for a Substantial Federal Minimum Wage Increase

Two Republican senators joined Democrats in voting yes to a substantial wage floor increase.

Commentary | March 18, 2015

LA Times: Scuttle the Exploitative 99-Seat Theatre Plan and Pay Actors Minimum Wage

NELP’s Rebecca Smith on why California actors who work in small theaters should be covered by the state’s wage laws.

Commentary | February 27, 2015

Huffington Post: Giving Caregivers a Raise

Home care is the fastest-growing occupation in the United States; the workers are among the lowest paid.

Commentary | February 25, 2015

CNN: Don’t Be Soothed by Walmart Pay Hike

It may have seemed a herculean task, but retail workers have just scored an unprecedented win against a retail giant.

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