Press Clips | May 14, 2015

CNN: 4 ways the new overtime rules may affect your paycheck

“In the coming months, millions of employees around the country could learn that they will become newly eligible for overtime(…)

Press Clips | May 13, 2015

New Republic: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Get Hired

Via: New Republic

A single tweak to job applications would change the lives of millions of job-seekers with conviction records.

Blog | May 13, 2015

New Alabama Unemployment Insurance Law Makes Part-Time Work Pay

The new law helps ensure claimants are not financially penalized when they choose to work.

Commentary | May 12, 2015

New York Times: If the Price Seems Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is

Via: New York Times

“Everyone loves a bargain, but at what costs?” asks Judy Conti in this piece for the Times’ “Room for Debate.”

Blog | May 12, 2015

Standing with Home Care Workers to Reform a Racial Injustice

On Thursday, NELP and many allies gathered at the steps of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to show support(…)

Commentary | May 11, 2015

CNN: Could $15 minimum wage be getting closer?

Via: CNN

Over the past two years, the national conversation around raising the minimum wage has shifted drastically.

Blog | May 11, 2015

27 Senators Urge President Obama to Adopt Federal “Fair Chance” Hiring Policy

Now’s the time for the president to act, says NELP’s Christine Owens.

Blog | May 8, 2015

Prompted by Growing Fight for $15 Movement, NY Governor Moves to Raise Wages for Fast-Food Workers

If anyone still doubted the ability of workers to organize and win substantial minimum wage gains, those doubts should have(…)

Commentary | May 8, 2015

Albany Times-Union: Cuomo’s Wage Move Shows Power of Collective Action

Via: Albany Times-Union

America’s fast-food workers have proven that sticking together works, says NELP’s Christine Owens.

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