News Releases | April 26, 2017

New $15 Bill Is the Strong Action on Wages America Needs

This delivers exactly what America’s workers have been crying out for: strong action to raise wages.

Press Clips | April 13, 2017

More than Half of Minneapolis City Council Members Support $15-an-hour Minimum Wage

Via: The Star Tribune

NELP expert Laura Huizar comments on a $15 minimum wage proposal in Minneapolis.

Commentary | April 7, 2017

Here’s Who’s Winning the $15 Minimum Wage Wars Now

Via: CNBC.com

Momentum remains strong for improving pay for the 40 percent of U.S. workers who struggle on less than $15/hr.

Commentary | April 5, 2017

Why Black Women Are—and Should Be—Leading the Fight For $15

Via: Huffington Post

Women of color have changed the world through their resilience and fortitude to never settle for less.

Commentary | April 5, 2017

Missouri Lawmakers Want to Snatch Raises From Workers Who Need It Most

Via: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Emergency” bill claims that raising pay for workers at the bottom poses a threat to public health and safety. Seriously.

Commentary | March 30, 2017

Heartless in the Heartland

Commentary | March 30, 2017

Heartless in the Heartland

Via: Huffington Post

Never before has a state government acted to reverse minimum wage increases already in place.

News Releases | March 30, 2017

On Iowa Blocking All Local Minimum Wage and Employment Benefits Laws

“Governor Branstad pledged to raise family incomes on his watch. Today, he did the opposite.”

News Releases | March 28, 2017

On Preemption of Miami Beach’s Minimum Wage Ordinance

This unfortunate decision will hurt communities across the state.

News Releases | March 27, 2017

On Iowa Legislature’s Callous Action to Nullify Local Raises for State’s Lowest-Wage Earners

Iowa legislature strips away local minimum wage raises from 85,000 of the state’s lowest-paid workers.

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