News Releases | February 23, 2015

Paying Home Care Workers $15/hr Would Put an Extra $16.5 Billion in Their Pockets and Add Tens of Thousands of Jobs to American Economy

Study on economic benefits of higher pay in fastest-growing industry comes as home care workers announce town halls across the(…)

Videos | February 19, 2015

Walmart gives 500,000 people a raise

Videos | February 19, 2015

Walmart gives 500,000 people a raise

Via: MSNBC

NELP’s Tsedeye Gebreselassie was on MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes” to discuss Walmart’s announcement to raise wages company-wide to(…)

News Releases | February 19, 2015

NELP on Walmart’s Wage Announcement: Workers “Achieved Something Unprecedented”

The below statement can be attributed to Christine L. Owens, executive director of the National Employment Law Project, in response(…)

Commentary | February 10, 2015

CNN: Will Uber and Lyft Make Your Job Obsolete?

In San Francisco, one federal district judge speculated that the ride-sharing company Uber may have to treat its drivers as(…)

Blog | February 6, 2015

In New York Minimum Wage Debates, Lots of Talk, Little Action

Dueling minimum wage proposals from New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo have raised(…)

Commentary | February 6, 2015

Huffington Post: Who’s the Boss? Why Republicans Are Missing the Point on Joint Employer

On Thursday, the Republican-led Senate committee on Health Education, Labor and Pensions held a hearing on joint employers. This follows the(…)

Commentary | February 6, 2015

The Hill: Unemployment Insurance—The Conversation No One Wants to Have

Unemployment insurance was big news during the Great Recession. At its peak, more than 15 million Americans were out of(…)

Press Clips | February 3, 2015

FiveThirtyEight: Unemployment Has Changed. Unemployment Benefits Haven’t.

Via: FiveThirtyEight

FiveThirtyEight.com covers NELP’s report on the need to reform unemployment insurance.

News Releases | February 3, 2015

Share of Unemployed Receiving Jobless Aid at Record Low

Report Offers Policies to Help Jobless Workers, as President’s Budget Highlights Need for Reform

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