Blog | May 2, 2016

Home Care Workers Call for End to Wage Theft

83 percent of home care workers report overtime violations.

Press Clips | April 29, 2016

On POTUS Banning the Box in Fed. Hiring, Reforming Policies for Fair Employment

We applaud the President for embracing the role of the federal government as a model employer.

News Releases | April 28, 2016

On the Legal Action to Undo Alabama’s Preemption of Birmingham Minimum Wage Law

We hope the court will move quickly to reverse the state’s acts.

News Releases | April 26, 2016

Report: States Fall Short in Removing Occupational Licensing Barriers for Workers with Records

Occupational license disqualifications remain entrenched in state laws for people with records.

News Releases | April 25, 2016

Over 125 Groups Urge President Obama to “Finish the Job” and Extend Ban-the-Box to Federal Contractors

The president can ensure that federal contractors eliminate unfair hiring barriers facing the 70 million Americans who have records.

News Releases | April 22, 2016

On Uber Drivers Reaching $100 Million Settlement with Company

NELP calls on Uber to treat its drivers as employees.

News Releases | April 18, 2016

Baltimore City Council to Introduce Bill to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

The measure would return Baltimore to the forefront of the national movement to raise pay.

Blog | April 15, 2016

Fight for $15 Delivers Raises to 17 Million, but There’s More to Accomplish

Days after low-wage workers in California and New York won landmark victories for $15, tens of thousands of workers in(…)

Blog | April 12, 2016

Leaked Poll for Chambers of Commerce Shows Business Execs Overwhelmingly Support Raising the Minimum Wage

Chambers’ own poll shows 80 percent of business execs support raising the minimum wage; only 8 percent oppose.

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