News Releases | April 1, 2019

DOL ‘Joint Employer’ Proposal Would Upend Decades of Worker Protections

DOL’s proposal would make it harder for workers to enforce wage and hour laws.

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.

Blog | March 28, 2019

NELP Honors Young Leaders of Make the Road New Jersey

The young members of Make the Road: NJ helped New Jersey become the fourth to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | March 28, 2019

POLL: 2/3 Voters in ‘Battleground’ Congressional Districts Support Federal Minimum Wage of $15 by 2024

A new opinion poll confirms the popularity of the Raise the Wage Act.

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 26, 2019

NELP Report Exposes Gig Companies’ Campaign to Strip Workers of Employee Rights 

Uber and Handy have teamed up with the far right to rewrite laws across the country.

Blog | March 22, 2019

A Legacy of Fighting Back: Taking on the Exploitative “Workfare” System

When a new congressional majority rode to power in the 1990s on an agenda that demonized civil legal services and(…)

News Releases | March 22, 2019

New Polling Shows Voters Support Stronger Overtime Protections

More than 8 million workers will be left behind by the Trump administration overtime proposal.

Blog | March 20, 2019

Claims That Auto-IRAs Will Backfire Don’t Hold Water

Let’s talk about how to ensure all workers can comfortably save for retirement, not about limiting their opportunities to save.

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