Commentary | April 15, 2015

Huffington Post: Low-Wage Employers Cost Taxpayers Billions in Public Assistance and Lost Tax Revenue

Via: Huffington Post

NELP’s Yannet Lathrop on the Tax Day worker strikes and what we can do to address record income inequality.

Videos | April 15, 2015

PBS NewsHour: Would $15 save employees and break employers?

Via: PBS

Low-wage workers around the nation went out in protest on April 15, demanding a minimum wage of $15 an hour.

Commentary | April 14, 2015

San Jose Mercury News: Apple Computer Hiring: Commitment to Second Chances Still Unclear

NELP’s Michelle Natividad Rodriguez on how Apple can become a corporate leader in the fair-chance hiring movement.

Press Clips | April 13, 2015

Fortune: Who Makes Less Than $15 per Hour? An Explainer in 3 Charts

Via: Fortune

NELP’s report findings ”challenge us to think about the future of this country,” says Irene Tung.

News Releases | April 13, 2015

As Movement For Higher Pay Grows, Report Examines Who Makes Less Than $15 in the U.S.

Report shows that 42 percent of U.S. workers are paid less than $15 an hour.

Press Clips | April 12, 2015

New York Times: Working, but Needing Public Assistance Anyway

Via: New York Times

“The low-wage business model . . . imposes significant costs on the public as a whole,” said NELP’s Sarah Leberstein.

News Releases | April 9, 2015

Report: Family Caregivers Who Lose Jobs Due to Care Responsibilities Often Don’t Receive Jobless Aid

Report shows that family caregivers are often shut out from unemployment benefits.

Commentary | April 4, 2015

MSNBC: McDonald’s Wage Hike Still Falls Short

NELP’s Christine Owens on why McDonald’s recently announced wage increase falls far short.

News Releases | April 3, 2015

Virginia Governor Signs “Ban the Box” Executive Order

Birthplace of the Nation, 15th State Overall, to Give Qualified Job-Seekers with Convictions a Fair Chance to Work Washington, DC—(…)

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