News Releases | December 17, 2014

Report: Americans Work Longer Hours But Don’t Get Overtime Pay

Outdated overtime-pay rules are shutting out workers from the wages they’ve earned and deserve.

Videos | December 11, 2014

MSNBC: Does increasing the minimum wage impact the economy?


National Employment Law Project’s Tsedeye Gebreselassie and Paul Sonn, The New York Times’ Steven Greenhouse, and Dorian Warren discuss a(…)

News Releases | December 9, 2014

On the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision Denying Pay to Workers for Security Screenings

Statement of Catherine Ruckelshaus, General Counsel, National Employment Law Project “The U.S. Supreme Court erred in reversing the Ninth Circuit’s(…)

Commentary | December 4, 2014

MSNBC: Fast Food Workers’ Strike Gains Steam

Fast-food workers in more than 190 cities across the nation took to the streets once again on Thursday with their(…)

Commentary | December 3, 2014

Talk Poverty: We Need Fair Chance Hiring of People With Criminal Records

The police shooting of Michael Brown provides yet another reminder of the need to address decades of over-criminalization and under-employment(…)

Commentary | December 1, 2014

Huffington Post: EEOC Champion of Vulnerable Workers Deserves Reconfirmation

P. David Lopez has served as the general counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission since 2010, running the litigation(…)

Commentary | November 26, 2014

Reuters: Manufacturing’s False Promise of a Decent Payday

Manufacturing jobs built America’s middle class, after all. So providing generous government supports to companies that promise to build or(…)

News Releases | November 25, 2014

Low-Wage Crisis Hits American Manufacturing

1 in 4 manufacturing workers now paid less than $11.91 per hour as wage cuts, temporary jobs redefine the industry(…)

News Releases | November 20, 2014

On President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

Statement of Christine Owens, Executive Director, National Employment Law Project “Five million immigrants who live and work as members of(…)

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