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?

News Releases | October 2, 2017

Trump’s Deregulation Agenda Means Lower Pay and Higher Injury Risk for America’s Workers

The administration sides with Wall Street and wealthy corporations over working families at virtually every turn.

News Releases | August 31, 2017

On Federal Judge’s Egregious Decision Invalidating DOL’s Overtime Rule

Labor Secretary Acosta should appeal this ruling immediately. This decision should not stand.

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