Commentary | September 25, 2014

Hate unemployment, not the unemployed

Last week, speaking before the American Enterprise Institute, Speaker John Boehner was asked about a recent speech Rep. Paul Ryan(…)

News Releases | September 15, 2014

Workers, Advocates Call on Cuomo’s Wage Board to Eliminate Sub-Minimum Wage for 230K Tipped Workers in New York

Poverty Rate Among Tipped Workers Double That of Regular Workforce Following the first convening of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s wage board(…)

News Releases | September 15, 2014

On Seattle Establishing an Office to Enforce Its $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle, WA—The National Employment Law Project (NELP) applauded Mayor Ed Murray’s announcement today that the City of Seattle is establishing(…)

Commentary | September 9, 2014

US NEWS: The Permanent Temp Economy

Via: U.S News

Marcela Gallegos assembled 77 boxes per minute in a Chicago factory that supplies pizza for Costco. David Fields drove thousands(…)

Commentary | September 4, 2014

MSNBC: Home Care Workers Join the ‘Fight for $15’

Via: MSNBC

Fast Food workers are welcoming a new and compelling partner to the Fight for $15. Today, hundreds of home care(…)

Commentary | September 4, 2014

Restaurant Business: Minimum Wage Momentum is Fueled by the Facts

Over the past year, a record number of states and cities have taken action to raise the minimum wage. These(…)

News Releases | September 2, 2014

Temp Work At An All Time High

Rise of Temp Work, Staffing Agencies Ushers in Lower Wages, Dangerous Conditions for Workers, Report Says There are a record(…)

Commentary | September 1, 2014

Political Research: The Shell Game of Contingent Employment

Via: Political Research

In 2011, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., a corporate partner of the Marriott hotel chain, used a general contractor that(…)

News Releases | August 30, 2014

In Victory for Workers, CA Legislature Votes to Hold Employers Accountable for Labor Abuses by Third Party Staffing Agencies

Passage of AB 1897 a Key Step To Strengthening Workers’ Rights in CA’s Growing Staffing Industry

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