Commentary | March 5, 2019

Wage Theft Is a Real National Emergency

Via: The American Prospect

Trump fails to confront the ongoing crises facing low-wage workers but enjoys stoking fears about threats that do not exist.

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 | March 4, 2019

On Uber’s Responsibility to Make Unemployment Insurance Contributions for NY Drivers

Uber withdrew its appeal of a NYS unemployment ruling that found three former drivers and all other similarly situated drivers(…)

Blog | March 1, 2019

National Labor Relations Board Turns Its Back on Contract Workers

Two recent actions by the National Labor Relations Board will make it harder for outsourced workers to organize and gain(…)

News Releases | February 28, 2019

NELP Welcomes Federal Legislation to Stop Forced Arbitration

The bill protects workers’ and consumers’ right to band together and have their day in court.

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.

Blog | February 21, 2019

NELP Legal Department Discusses Employment-at-Will Doctrine in Amicus Brief

In the retaliation context, employers resurrect arbitration clauses again and again, leaving workers unable to vindicate their rights.

News Releases | February 14, 2019

Illinois Blazes Trail in the Heartland, First Midwestern State to Adopt $15 Minimum

Illinois is poised to become the fifth state in the nation to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | February 14, 2019

On Trump’s Plan to Declare a National Emergency to Build His Border Wall

It’s an unprecedented abuse of executive power that’s likely to be struck down.

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