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 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.

News Releases | January 17, 2019

New Jersey Joins New York, Massachusetts, & California in Deal to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage

Today’s victory is the result of successful organizing by low-wage workers in New Jersey.

News Releases | January 16, 2019

NELP Applauds Legislation to Raise Federal Minimum Wage

America needs a fair minimum wage that working people can live on and support a family on. The Raise the(…)

News Releases | December 27, 2018

Workers Getting Raises as 19 States and 21 Cities Increase Minimum Wage in the New Year

Three more states and 18 more cities and counties are slated for raises later in 2019.

Commentary | December 6, 2018

It’s Finally Time for One Fair Wage: Servers Shouldn’t Be at the Mercy of Customers, Among Other Factors

Via: NY Daily News

New York’s needlessly complex wage system prevents many from taking home the full minimum wage.

News Releases | November 29, 2018

Report: Fight for $15 Won $68 Billion in Raises for 22 Million Workers

$15 is now the benchmark for a strong minimum wage around the country.

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