Blog | March 28, 2019

NELP Honors Young Leaders of Make the Road New Jersey

The young members of Make the Road: NJ helped New Jersey become the fourth to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | March 28, 2019

POLL: 2/3 Voters in ‘Battleground’ Congressional Districts Support Federal Minimum Wage of $15 by 2024

A new opinion poll confirms the popularity of the Raise the Wage Act.

News Releases | March 27, 2019

Poll: Nearly 2/3 Florida Voters Oppose State Legislature’s Efforts to Strip Cities and Counties of Existing Powers

One misguided bill would ban all local laws pertaining to any “employment conditions.”

News Releases | March 4, 2019

Appeals Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage Ordinance

Minnesota’s appeals court ruled that Minneapolis’s $15 minimum wage law is a valid exercise of local power and is not(…)

News Releases | February 25, 2019

Colorado Legislation Would Restore Local Power to Raise Minimum Wage

The bill would restore local governments’ right to raise the minimum wage above the state’s level.

News Releases | February 14, 2019

Illinois Blazes Trail in the Heartland, First Midwestern State to Adopt $15 Minimum

Illinois is poised to become the fifth state in the nation to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | February 5, 2019

DeSantis’ Newly-Appointed Florida Supreme Court Justices Block Miami Beach from Raising Local Minimum Wage

The Florida Supreme Court justices also denied a majority-Latino city the right to ensure that local workers have the wages(…)

News Releases | February 4, 2019

Governor Signs Historic Legislation Making New Jersey Fourth in Nation with $15 Minimum

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed historic legislation making the Garden State the fourth state in the country to adopt(…)

News Releases | January 30, 2019

On Lyft and Juno Suing to Block Higher Pay for Drivers in NYC

Ride-hailing companies can afford to pay a living wage but choose not to.

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