News Releases | August 26, 2019

Temporary Jobs Are Growing Fast, But Temp Workers Have Few Legal Protections

Only three states—Massachusetts, Illinois, and California—have legal protections in place for temp workers.

Blog | August 22, 2019

In Case of a Downturn: Extended Unemployment Insurance Is an Economic Lifeline

It’s not too early to plan for extending unemployment benefits.

News Releases | August 9, 2019

On New Hampshire Gov. Sununu’s Veto of $12 by 2022 Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Sununu’s veto displays a misinformed and wrongheaded approach to pressing economic issues in New Hampshire.

News Releases | August 7, 2019

Report: After Five Years of Minimum Wage Increases, New York City’s Restaurant Industry Is Thriving

A higher wage floor did not cause the “sky to fall” as industry lobbyists had warned.

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.

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