News Releases | March 22, 2019

New Polling Shows Voters Support Stronger Overtime Protections

More than 8 million workers will be left behind by the Trump administration overtime proposal.

News Releases | March 8, 2019

On the Trump Labor Department’s Weak Overtime Proposal

The DOL should rescind this proposal and implement stronger overtime protections.

News Releases | November 7, 2018

Workers Voted for Higher Pay, Healthcare, Democracy; Action Expected by New House and State Leaders

Voters across the political spectrum showed they want action on key working-family issues.

Blog | October 23, 2018

A Baseline for Economic Freedom: 80 Years of Fair Labor Standards

After joining President Roosevelt in 1933 as the first woman cabinet member in history, Secretary Perkins set out to establish(…)

Blog | September 6, 2018

This Week in Labor History: Remembering the Adamson Act

Remembering the Adamson Act is important because it was a small victory in a struggle that is very much alive(…)

Commentary | June 26, 2018

Fair Labor Standards Act at 80: It’s More Important than Ever

Via: Law 360

We cannot uphold our most basic workplace protections, such as the minimum wage, overtime premium pay, and child labor protections,(…)

News Releases | January 17, 2018

NELP Applauds Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf for Expanding Overtime Pay

Pennsylvania has set an example for other states to follow.

News Releases | October 30, 2017

On Labor Department’s Appeal of Ruling That Invalidated Overtime Reforms

The Labor Department is right to defend its authority to issue a robust overtime salary threshold.

Commentary | October 13, 2017

America’s Workers Deserve to Get Paid for Burning the Midnight Oil

Via: The Hill

Will the Labor Department appeal a judge’s recent decision that could deny overtime pay to millions of Americans?

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