News Releases | June 30, 2014

On the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Harris v. Quinn

NELP Decries Decision Diluting Home Care Workers’ Fundamental Workplace Bargaining Capacity

Commentary | June 30, 2014

Huffington Post: Raising Wages to Raise Profits

The workers ringing up your meatballs and helping you find shelving units on your next trip to Ikea will have(…)

Commentary | June 9, 2014

Roll Call: Unemployment Extension Vital for Long-Term Jobless

Via: Roll Call

Last December, House and Senate Republicans uniformly said they would not consider an unemployment insurance extension unless there was a(…)

News Releases | June 3, 2014

Unfair Background Checks Shut Out Californians from Fast-Growing Health Care Jobs

Sensible Background Check Reforms Needed So All Qualified Job-Seekers Can Share in Promise of Quality Health Care Jobs

News Releases | June 3, 2014

May Jobs Report Lands Amidst Wave of Action to Raise Wages

Washington, DC—Today’s release of the May jobs report caps off a week of intense focus on America’s increasingly low-wage economy,(…)

Commentary | June 3, 2014

U.S. News & World Report: $15 Is the New $10.10

Via: US News

Cities are catching on that a higher minimum wage is not only sustainable but necessary.

Commentary | June 2, 2014

Spotlight on Poverty & Opportunity: Making Unemployment Insurance Work Better for Low-Wage Families

Via: Spot Light on Poverty

The federal-state unemployment insurance (UI) program provides partial wage replacement for workers who have lost their jobs and boosts state(…)

News Releases | May 30, 2014

Virginia Becomes 28th State to Enact Work-Sharing Program to Help Employers Avoid Layoffs

Washington, DC—Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has signed into law legislation that will make Virginia the 28th state in the nation(…)

News Releases | May 29, 2014

House Republican Leaders Run Out the Clock On Senate’s Renewal of Federal Jobless Aid

The following is a statement by Christine L. Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, on the refusal(…)

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