Commentary | May 12, 2015

New York Times: If the Price Seems Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is

Via: New York Times

“Everyone loves a bargain, but at what costs?” asks Judy Conti in this piece for the Times’ “Room for Debate.”

Blog | May 12, 2015

Standing with Home Care Workers to Reform a Racial Injustice

On Thursday, NELP and many allies gathered at the steps of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to show support(…)

Commentary | May 11, 2015

CNN: Could $15 minimum wage be getting closer?

Via: CNN

Over the past two years, the national conversation around raising the minimum wage has shifted drastically.

Blog | May 11, 2015

27 Senators Urge President Obama to Adopt Federal “Fair Chance” Hiring Policy

Now’s the time for the president to act, says NELP’s Christine Owens.

Blog | May 8, 2015

Prompted by Growing Fight for $15 Movement, NY Governor Moves to Raise Wages for Fast-Food Workers

If anyone still doubted the ability of workers to organize and win substantial minimum wage gains, those doubts should have(…)

Commentary | May 8, 2015

Albany Times-Union: Cuomo’s Wage Move Shows Power of Collective Action

Via: Albany Times-Union

America’s fast-food workers have proven that sticking together works, says NELP’s Christine Owens.

Commentary | May 7, 2015

U.S. News & World Report: Working Overtime for Poverty Wages

Via: U.S. News & World Report

A federal court case will decide whether home care workers continue to be denied basic labor protections.

Commentary | May 7, 2015

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Sustain Missouri Governor’s Veto of Harmful Unemployment Insurance Cuts

Via: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Life is tough enough for unemployed workers and their families; it’s time to stop piling on.

Press Clips | May 7, 2015

POLITICO Pro: Cuomo Asserts Rarely Used Wage-Setting Power

Via: POLITICO Pro

Governors need to use all their options to address the wage crisis, says NELP’s Paul Sonn.

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