Commentary | January 18, 2015

MSNBC: The State of Low-Wage America

This column is part of “The State of America,” an msnbc.com series leading up to President Barack Obama’s 2015 State(…)

News Releases | January 15, 2015

New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Major Minimum Wage Increase

Advocates Back Federal Legislation for $12.50 Wage

News Releases | January 15, 2015

New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Major Minimum Wage Increase

As a new Congress prepares to receive President Obama for his State of the Union Address, a new poll shows(…)

News Releases | January 14, 2015

NELP Decries U.S. District Court Judge’s Decision Vacating Federal Minimum Wage Rules for Home Care Workers

Employers Should Continue Implementation to Ensure Stability of Care and Services

News Releases | December 17, 2014

Report: Americans Work Longer Hours But Don’t Get Overtime Pay

Outdated overtime-pay rules are shutting out workers from the wages they’ve earned and deserve.

Videos | December 11, 2014

MSNBC: Does increasing the minimum wage impact the economy?

Via: MSNBC

National Employment Law Project’s Tsedeye Gebreselassie and Paul Sonn, The New York Times’ Steven Greenhouse, and Dorian Warren discuss a(…)

News Releases | December 9, 2014

On the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision Denying Pay to Workers for Security Screenings

Statement of Catherine Ruckelshaus, General Counsel, National Employment Law Project “The U.S. Supreme Court erred in reversing the Ninth Circuit’s(…)

Commentary | December 4, 2014

MSNBC: Fast Food Workers’ Strike Gains Steam

Fast-food workers in more than 190 cities across the nation took to the streets once again on Thursday with their(…)

Commentary | December 3, 2014

Talk Poverty: We Need Fair Chance Hiring of People With Criminal Records

The police shooting of Michael Brown provides yet another reminder of the need to address decades of over-criminalization and under-employment(…)

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