News Releases | February 14, 2019

Illinois Blazes Trail in the Heartland, First Midwestern State to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage Rate

Illinois is poised to become the fifth state in the nation to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | February 14, 2019

On Trump’s Plan to Declare a National Emergency to Build His Border Wall

It’s an unprecedented abuse of executive power that’s likely to be struck down.

Blog | February 12, 2019

NELP Legal Tracks Developments in Clauses That Restrict Workers’ Rights on the Job

Increasingly, employers use non-competes to prevent workers across the company from leaving for better jobs and higher wages.

News Releases | February 11, 2019

Complaint Charges USDOL with Hiding Data and Issuing False Information in Proposal to Roll Back Child Labor Protections

The DOL must retract and correct the false and misleading information contained in its proposal.

News Releases | February 5, 2019

On Two Years of Trump and the Damage Done to America’s Workers

“In his two years in office, President Donald Trump has taken our country backwards in ways that undermine America’s working(…)

News Releases | February 5, 2019

DeSantis’ Newly-Appointed Florida Supreme Court Justices Block Miami Beach from Raising Local Minimum Wage

The Florida Supreme Court justices also denied a majority-Latino city the right to ensure that local workers have the wages(…)

News Releases | February 4, 2019

Governor Signs Historic Legislation Making New Jersey Fourth in Nation with $15 Minimum Wage

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed historic legislation making the Garden State the fourth state in the country to adopt(…)

News Releases | January 30, 2019

On Lyft and Juno Suing to Block Higher Pay for Drivers in NYC

Ride-hailing companies can afford to pay a living wage but choose not to.

Blog | January 28, 2019

Washington State Considers ABC Test for Employee Status

The Washington State legislature holds hearings in the labor committees of both houses, to consider bills to address the issues(…)

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