News Releases | July 25, 2019

Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose USDA Proposal to Relax Food Safety Inspections in Pig Slaughter Plants

USDA wants to speed up pig slaughter lines and reduce government inspectors in pork plants.

News Releases | July 19, 2019

Our Concerns About the Potential Nomination of Eugene Scalia to Labor Secretary

Scalia is a frequent opponent of the Department of Labor and its efforts to improve the lives of workers.

News Releases | July 18, 2019

U.S. House Approves Historic $15/hour One Fair Wage

Bill would nearly double federal wage floor after decade of stagnancy at $7.25.

News Releases | July 8, 2019

NELP: CBO score shows Raise the Wage Act should be ‘no-brainer for Congress’

Congress has no excuse: It must pass the Raise the Wage Act immediately.

News Releases | July 3, 2019

Report: Workers Lose Billions Thanks to Corporate Campaign to Block Local Raises

Nearly 350,000 workers are each losing $4,000 annually because their states blocked local minimum wage increases.

News Releases | June 24, 2019

New 50-State Analysis: Most States Leave Workers Who Report Employer Misconduct Unprotected

Vast majority of states leave workers who challenge wage theft exposed to retaliation, chilling efforts at accountability.

News Releases | June 21, 2019

How Michigan’s Legislature Violated Its Constitution by Gutting a Minimum Wage Law

Our amicus brief argues Michigan lawmakers undermined the will of voters in violation of the state constitution.

News Releases | June 19, 2019

New York Passes Historic Farmworker Fair Labor Law

The new law ends 80 years of farmworker exclusion and discrimination in state labor law.

News Releases | June 19, 2019

Report: Outsourcing of Federal Jobs to Temp Agencies Has Doubled Under Trump Administration

Outsourcing work to temporary help service agencies degrades the quality of federal government jobs.

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