News Releases | September 15, 2014

On Seattle Establishing an Office to Enforce Its $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle, WA—The National Employment Law Project (NELP) applauded Mayor Ed Murray’s announcement today that the City of Seattle is establishing(…)

Commentary | September 9, 2014

US NEWS: The Permanent Temp Economy

Via: U.S News

Marcela Gallegos assembled 77 boxes per minute in a Chicago factory that supplies pizza for Costco. David Fields drove thousands(…)

Commentary | September 4, 2014

MSNBC: Home Care Workers Join the ‘Fight for $15’

Via: MSNBC

Fast Food workers are welcoming a new and compelling partner to the Fight for $15. Today, hundreds of home care(…)

Commentary | September 4, 2014

Restaurant Business: Minimum Wage Momentum is Fueled by the Facts

Over the past year, a record number of states and cities have taken action to raise the minimum wage. These(…)

News Releases | September 2, 2014

Temp Work At An All Time High

Rise of Temp Work, Staffing Agencies Ushers in Lower Wages, Dangerous Conditions for Workers, Report Says There are a record(…)

Commentary | September 1, 2014

Political Research: The Shell Game of Contingent Employment

Via: Political Research

In 2011, Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc., a corporate partner of the Marriott hotel chain, used a general contractor that(…)

News Releases | August 30, 2014

In Victory for Workers, CA Legislature Votes to Hold Employers Accountable for Labor Abuses by Third Party Staffing Agencies

Passage of AB 1897 a Key Step To Strengthening Workers’ Rights in CA’s Growing Staffing Industry

Commentary | August 29, 2014

TIME: The $15 Minimum Wage Is a Bellwether of the New Living Wage

Via: TIME

A little less than two years ago, a group of courageous New York fast food workers went on strike, outlandishly(…)

News Releases | August 18, 2014

Real Wages & Good-Paying Jobs Still Lagging in Unbalanced Recovery

Jobs Deficit in Mid- and Higher-Wage Industries Persists

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