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(…)

News Releases | May 19, 2015

On Los Angeles Becoming the Latest and Largest City to Raise Wages to $15

The following is a statement from Christine Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project: “The Los Angeles City(…)

Videos | May 19, 2015

MSNBC: How can consumers combat wage theft?

Via: MSNBC

From manicurists to restaurant workers, there are a large number of industries exploiting workers in America. The worst part? Consumers(…)

Press Clips | May 19, 2015

Los Angeles Votes To Raise Minimum Wage To $15

Via: Huffington Post

“This is a game changer,” Tsedeye Gebreselassie, a senior staff attorney at the wage advocacy group National Employment Law Project,(…)

Videos | May 15, 2015

Al Jazeera: Do Background Checks Mean a Safer Workforce?

Via: Al Jazeera

NELP’s Michelle Natividad Rodriguez joins host Ray Suarez on Al Jazeera’s “Inside Story” to discuss fair chance hiring.

Videos | May 14, 2015

MSNBC: Action on New York’s nail salon abuses

Via: MSNBC

Big new policy action was announced this week to address the harrowing labor conditions in New York City’s nail salon’s(…)

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.

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