News Releases | August 21, 2015

NELP Applauds Historic Decision to Uphold Minimum Wage & Overtime Rights for Home Care Workers

This is a tremendous victory for the two-million-plus home care workers in America.

News Releases | August 20, 2015

SeaTac 4,700 Airport Workers Win Their Fight for $15

Washington State’s Supreme Court upheld the voter-approved initiative.

Blog | August 19, 2015

Birmingham Becomes 1st City in Deep South to Set Local Minimum Wage

Birmingham’s minimum wage will increase to $8.50 in July 2016 and to $10.10 in July 2017.

Blog | August 14, 2015

Happy Birthday Unemployment Insurance! Moving from Surviving to Thriving

Let’s celebrate this vital social insurance program while striving to improve it for today’s changing workforce.

Commentary | August 13, 2015

Huffington Post: Worker Definitions in the ‘New’ Economy Are an Old-School Trick

Via: Huffington Post

Labeling employees as “independent contractors” is an age-old way to skirt labor and tax laws, writes Rebecca Smith.

Blog | August 10, 2015

July Jobs Report Shows Why the Fed Shouldn’t Raise Interest Rates Yet

Stagnant wages and high levels of long-term unemployment reveal a still-vulnerable economy.

News Releases | August 4, 2015

Report: 3 in 4 Bank Tellers Earn Less Than $15 an Hour

Could higher wages for bank tellers be the next battle in the fight for $15?

News Releases | August 4, 2015

Report: Unemployment Insurance Failing Workers with Volatile Schedules

State unemployment programs have not caught up with the realities faced by workers today.

News Releases | July 30, 2015

On Today’s Rally at the White House for Federal Fair-Chance Hiring Reform

We are asking the federal government to give all workers a fair chance at a job.

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