Blog | August 22, 2019

In Case of a Downturn: Extended Unemployment Insurance Is an Economic Lifeline

It’s not too early to plan for extending unemployment benefits.

News Releases | August 9, 2019

On New Hampshire Gov. Sununu’s Veto of $12 by 2022 Minimum Wage Bill

Gov. Sununu’s veto displays a misinformed and wrongheaded approach to pressing economic issues in New Hampshire.

News Releases | August 7, 2019

Report: After Five Years of Minimum Wage Increases, New York City’s Restaurant Industry Is Thriving

A higher wage floor did not cause the “sky to fall” as industry lobbyists had warned.

News Releases | July 25, 2019

Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose USDA Proposal to Relax Food Safety Inspections in Pig Slaughter Plants

USDA wants to speed up pig slaughter lines and reduce government inspectors in pork plants.

News Releases | July 18, 2019

U.S. House Approves Historic $15/hour One Fair Wage

Bill would nearly double federal wage floor after decade of stagnancy at $7.25.

News Releases | July 3, 2019

Report: Workers Lose Billions Thanks to Corporate Campaign to Block Local Raises

Nearly 350,000 workers are each losing $4,000 annually because their states blocked local minimum wage increases.

News Releases | June 24, 2019

New 50-State Analysis: Most States Leave Workers Who Report Employer Misconduct Unprotected

Vast majority of states leave workers who challenge wage theft exposed to retaliation, chilling efforts at accountability.

News Releases | June 21, 2019

How Michigan’s Legislature Violated Its Constitution by Gutting a Minimum Wage Law

Our amicus brief argues Michigan lawmakers undermined the will of voters in violation of the state constitution.

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