News Releases | June 26, 2015

NELP on Massachusetts Decision to Pay Home Care Workers $15

The following statement is from National Employment Law Project executive director Christine Owens on the decision in Massachusetts to pay(…)

Press Clips | June 17, 2015

Buzzfeed: How A Pay Rise For NY Fast-Food Workers Could Spread Across America

Via: Buzzfeed

“Leaders of the Fight for 15 movement to raise fast-food wages say they plan to treat a $15 sector-wide minimum(…)

Blog | June 5, 2015

New York State Wage Board Hears Call from Workers and Advocates for $15 Fast-Food Minimum Wage

A packed hearing of a special New York State Wage Board today in the City Council chamber in Buffalo saw(…)

Press Clips | June 3, 2015

The Atlantic: St. Louis and Kansas City Join the Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage

Via: The Atlantic

The news comes just as Los Angeles finalizes its landmark increase.

News Releases | June 3, 2015

NELP Applauds Los Angeles Workers, City Council on Historic Passage of $15 Wage

The following is a statement from Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project in response to the(…)

News Releases | June 2, 2015

On St. Louis Proposing to Raise Its Minimum Wage to $15

St. Louis has joined a growing list of state and municipal governments addressing the crises of poverty wages and income(…)

Commentary | May 27, 2015

Buffalo News: Voters Are Demanding Action on Poverty-Level Pay

Via: Buffalo News

Albany’s gridlock cries out for the use of executive powers to raise New York’s minimum wage, says NELP’s Paul Sonn.

Press Clips | May 20, 2015

How The Minimum-Wage Debate Moved From Capitol Hill To City Halls

Via: NPR

The second-largest city in America could soon join Seattle and San Francisco in the club of cities that have agreed(…)

Blog | May 19, 2015

Los Angeles Becomes Largest City to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage

Los Angeles, California, the nation’s second largest city, set a new milestone today, becoming the latest and largest city to(…)

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