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.

News Releases | April 6, 2016

Report: How Trades Unions Can Help the Formerly Incarcerated Find Good Jobs

Union-led programs inside and outside prisons are helping the formerly incarcerated find meaningful employment.

Commentary | April 1, 2016

How We Got to $15, and Where We Go From Here

Via: NY Daily News

The Fight for $15 has changed our country’s economic trajectory and begun to reverse decades of growing wage inequality.

Blog | April 1, 2016

New York Approves Statewide Plan for $15 Minimum Wage

On the heels of California’s action, a tremendous win for workers in the Fight for $15 in the state where(…)

News Releases | March 31, 2016

New York State Agrees to $15 Minimum Wage Plan

The deal means big raises for nearly 1 in 3 workers, reversing years of falling pay.

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