News Releases | March 20, 2014

House Republican Leadership Running Out of Excuses to Obstruct Renewal of Jobless Aid

The following is a statement from Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, on the Republican House(…)

News Releases | March 17, 2014

Heart of Bluegrass State is Latest to “Ban the Box” with Bipartisan Support; Part of Growing National Movement

Louisville the latest to join dozens of jurisdictions giving qualified job applicants who have past convictions a fair chance

News Releases | March 13, 2014

Louisville the latest to join dozens of jurisdictions giving qualified job applicants who have past convictions a fair chance

“We’re pleased that a filibuster-proof super-majority in the Senate has at long last found a way to resolve their differences(…)

Commentary | March 7, 2014

Huffington Post: Raises on McDonald’s Menu

It took a mandatory Securities and Exchange Commission filing, but McDonald’s appears to have finally acknowledged the obvious in its(…)

News Releases | March 7, 2014

On President Obama’s Directive Expanding Overtime Pay

It’s time to extend meaningful overtime protections to all workers who need and deserve it.

News Releases | March 7, 2014

Jobs Report Better Than Expected But Still Offers Little Relief for 2 Million Long-Term Unemployed Cut Off From Federal Jobless Aid

WASHINGTON, DC—In a week when the number of long-term unemployed Americans cut off from federal jobless aid reached two million,(…)

Commentary | March 6, 2014

The Hill: Jobs, Transit and American Communities

Via: The Hill

President Obama recently gave hundreds of thousands of American workers who do federal taxpayer-funded work under private contractors a boost(…)

News Releases | March 6, 2014

POLL: 57% of Small Business Owners Support $10.10 Minimum Wage

Washington, DC – A new national poll of small business owners finds 57% support President Obama’s proposal to raise the(…)

News Releases | March 4, 2014

2 Million Long-term Unemployed Now Without Jobless Aid

The number of long-term unemployed Americans without access to jobless aid hit the two million mark this week as a(…)

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