Blog | January 21, 2019

This Martin Luther King Day, Let’s Stand in Solidarity With Black Public Sector Workers

Were Martin Luther King alive today, he would be standing alongside federal workers demanding an end to this despicable shutdown.

News Releases | January 17, 2019

New Jersey Joins New York, Massachusetts, & California in Deal to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage

Today’s victory is the result of successful organizing by low-wage workers in New Jersey.

News Releases | January 16, 2019

NELP Applauds Legislation to Raise Federal Minimum Wage

America needs a fair minimum wage that working people can live on and support a family on. The Raise the(…)

News Releases | January 15, 2019

SCOTUS Delivers Rare Forced Arbitration Win for Working People

SCOTUS rules that truck drivers whose wages were stolen will get their day in court.

Blog | January 14, 2019

Unemployment Insurance and the Government Shutdown: What Federal Workers and Contractors Need to Know

Unemployment benefits may be available to many workers affected by the shutdown, but some may later receive repayment notices.

News Releases | December 27, 2018

Workers Getting Raises as 19 States and 21 Cities Increase Minimum Wage in the New Year

Three more states and 18 more cities and counties are slated for raises later in 2019.

Commentary | December 6, 2018

It’s Finally Time for One Fair Wage: Servers Shouldn’t Be at the Mercy of Customers, Among Other Factors

Via: NY Daily News

New York’s needlessly complex wage system prevents many from taking home the full minimum wage.

News Releases | December 6, 2018

Poll Shows Nationwide Opposition to Trump DOL Proposal to Roll Back Child Labor Protections in Nursing Homes

There’s broad opposition to allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to operate powered patient lifts without adult assistance and supervision.

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