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.

Blog | February 12, 2019

NELP Legal Tracks Developments in Clauses That Restrict Workers’ Rights on the Job

Increasingly, employers use non-competes to prevent workers across the company from leaving for better jobs and higher wages.

News Releases | February 11, 2019

Complaint Charges USDOL with Hiding Data and Issuing False Information in Proposal to Roll Back Child Labor Protections

The DOL must retract and correct the false and misleading information contained in its proposal.

News Releases | February 5, 2019

On Two Years of Trump and the Damage Done to America’s Workers

“In his two years in office, President Donald Trump has taken our country backwards in ways that undermine America’s working(…)

News Releases | February 5, 2019

DeSantis’ Newly-Appointed Florida Supreme Court Justices Block Miami Beach from Raising Local Minimum Wage

The Florida Supreme Court justices also denied a majority-Latino city the right to ensure that local workers have the wages(…)

News Releases | February 4, 2019

Governor Signs Historic Legislation Making New Jersey Fourth in Nation with $15 Minimum

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed historic legislation making the Garden State the fourth state in the country to adopt(…)

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