Commentary | March 30, 2014

Salon: Blueberry Lies – WSJ Spearheads Disingenuous Effort to Keep Exploiting Farm Workers

In August 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor invoked its “hot goods” authority and seized blueberry shipments from three Oregon(…)

News Releases | March 26, 2014

Connecticut Poised to Pass Nation’s First $10.10 Minimum Wage

In coming weeks, passage of similar wage increases expected in Maryland, Massachusetts, and Hawaii as states step ahead of Congress(…)

Commentary | March 24, 2014

Hartford Courant: Domestic Workers Need Wage, Rules Rights

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to raise the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 per hour is a hit with voters,(…)

Commentary | March 21, 2014

Huffington Post: Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Are Wrong

As the sparring continues over raising the minimum wage, two titans of business have weighed in: Bill Gates and Warren(…)

News Releases | March 20, 2014

House Republican Leadership Running Out of Excuses to Obstruct Renewal of Jobless Aid

The following is a statement from Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, on the Republican House(…)

News Releases | March 17, 2014

Heart of Bluegrass State is Latest to “Ban the Box” with Bipartisan Support; Part of Growing National Movement

Louisville the latest to join dozens of jurisdictions giving qualified job applicants who have past convictions a fair chance

News Releases | March 13, 2014

Louisville the latest to join dozens of jurisdictions giving qualified job applicants who have past convictions a fair chance

“We’re pleased that a filibuster-proof super-majority in the Senate has at long last found a way to resolve their differences(…)

Commentary | March 7, 2014

Huffington Post: Raises on McDonald’s Menu

It took a mandatory Securities and Exchange Commission filing, but McDonald’s appears to have finally acknowledged the obvious in its(…)

News Releases | March 7, 2014

On President Obama’s Directive Expanding Overtime Pay

It’s time to extend meaningful overtime protections to all workers who need and deserve it.

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