Commentary | August 13, 2015

Huffington Post: Worker Definitions in the ‘New’ Economy Are an Old-School Trick

Via: Huffington Post

Labeling employees as “independent contractors” is an age-old way to skirt labor and tax laws, writes Rebecca Smith.

Blog | August 10, 2015

July Jobs Report Shows Why the Fed Shouldn’t Raise Interest Rates Yet

Stagnant wages and high levels of long-term unemployment reveal a still-vulnerable economy.

News Releases | August 4, 2015

Report: 3 in 4 Bank Tellers Earn Less Than $15 an Hour

Could higher wages for bank tellers be the next battle in the fight for $15?

News Releases | August 4, 2015

Report: Unemployment Insurance Failing Workers with Volatile Schedules

State unemployment programs have not caught up with the realities faced by workers today.

News Releases | July 30, 2015

On Today’s Rally at the White House for Federal Fair-Chance Hiring Reform

We are asking the federal government to give all workers a fair chance at a job.

Commentary | July 24, 2015

Huffington Post: DOL Says Most Workers Are Employees and Not Independent Contractors: 5 Notable Takeaways

Via: Huffington Post

If companies are surprised by DOL’s guidance, they’ve been getting bad advice, writes Cathy Ruckelshaus.

Videos | July 23, 2015

NY1: Tsedeye Gebreselassie Talks Wage Board’s Decision to Raise Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Workers

Via: NY1

NY1’s Errol Louis discussed a state wage board’s decision to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers with NELP’s Tsedeye(…)

Videos | July 8, 2015

CSPAN: President Obama’s Proposed Changes to Overtime Eligibility

NELP’s Christine Owens explains the Obama administration’s proposed reform of overtime-pay rules on CSPAN’s “Washington Journal.”

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