Blog | December 11, 2015

Victory, Finally, for Unemployed Seniors in Illinois

There was never a valid policy justification for the Social Security offset.

Commentary | December 9, 2015

U.S. News & World Report: Gig Economy Workers Deserve Better

Via: U.S. News & World Report

On-demand workers shouldn’t be treated as second-class employees.

Blog | December 9, 2015

Faulty FBI Background Checks for Employment

Nearly half of FBI background checks fail to include crucial information on the outcome of a case after an arrest.

Blog | December 5, 2015

More Cities Act to Raise Minimum Wages

Blog | December 5, 2015

More Cities Act to Raise Minimum Wages

More U.S. cities in more states are moving ahead to raise wages.

Commentary | November 16, 2015

The Hill: Don’t Reward Lawbreakers with Federal Contracts

Via: The Hill

Requiring federal contractors to obey the law is not a burden—it’s the bare minimum taxpayers have a right to expect.

Blog | November 13, 2015

Low-Wage Workers Rally Nationwide for $15, Union Rights and Power at the Ballot Box

In 270 cities and towns, tens of thousands of low-wage workers joined the “Fight for $15” day of action.

Videos | November 13, 2015

NY1: Paul Sonn on Developments in Fight to Raise Minimum Wage

Errol Louis discussed the latest developments in the fight to raise the minimum wage with NELP’s Paul Sonn.

Commentary | November 11, 2015

What Every Consumer Needs to Know Before Taking Another Bite of Chicken

Via: The Hill

The poultry industry is cutting corners when it comes to workers’ safety.

Commentary | November 10, 2015

5 Things Every Politico Should Know About the Fight for $15

Via: Medium.com

Low-wage workers are developing into a powerful voting bloc .

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