Blog | April 2, 2015

Data Points: Many of the Highest-Growth Occupations Are Low-Wage Jobs

NELP’s prior labor market analyses showed that employment growth during the recovery has been concentrated in lower-wage industries and occupations.(…)

News Releases | April 1, 2015

On McDonald’s Wage Announcement

NELP responds to McDonald’s announcement of a wage increase.

Commentary | March 28, 2015

Albany Times-Union: Cuomo Can Hike Minimum Wage on His Own

NELP’s Paul Sonn urges New York Governor Cuomo to take executive action to raise the state’s minimum wage.

News Releases | March 26, 2015

On the Bipartisan Senate Test Vote for a Substantial Federal Minimum Wage Increase

Two Republican senators joined Democrats in voting yes to a substantial wage floor increase.

Press Clips | March 25, 2015

Politico: Obama Urged to Do More to Help People with Records Find Jobs

Via: Politico

Politico covers our effort to move the Obama administration to adopt a federal fair-chance hiring policy for people with conviction(…)

News Releases | March 25, 2015

Nearly 200 Groups Urge President Obama to Take Executive Action Adopting Fair-Chance Hiring Reforms for People with Records

Criminal justice reform emerges as a leading bipartisan and economic Issue.

Press Clips | March 18, 2015

Washington Post: D.C. Home Health Care Workers Organize to Seek $15 an Hour

Via: Washington Post

NELP’s Caitlin Connolly joined U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in calling for a $15 wage for home care workers at(…)

Commentary | March 18, 2015

LA Times: Scuttle the Exploitative 99-Seat Theatre Plan and Pay Actors Minimum Wage

NELP’s Rebecca Smith on why California actors who work in small theaters should be covered by the state’s wage laws.

Blog | March 4, 2015

Data Points: A Look at Involuntary Part-Time Work in Retail

These findings are a snapshot, but they suggest that calls for greater work hours by Walmart employees are well founded.(…)

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