News Releases | May 6, 2015

On Governor Cuomo’s Plan to Raise Wages for New York’s Fast-Food Workers

Raising wages is a winning political issue. It’s also the right thing to do.

News Releases | May 5, 2015

On the Advancement of the New Federal Overtime Rules

The Office of Management and Budget should act quickly to review these important reforms.

Press Clips | May 5, 2015

CBS: Obama eyes big change to rules on overtime pay

Via: CBS

“The current law, which is part of the Fair Labor Standards Act passed in 1938, allows companies to designate someone(…)

Press Clips | May 4, 2015

The Atlantic: Where the Minimum Wage Fight Is Being Won

Via: The Atlantic

Cities and states have shot far past Congress in raising the minimum wage. Will the feds ever catch up?

Videos | April 30, 2015

Press Conference: The Raise the Wage Act

NELP’s Christine Owens introduces Senator Murrary at a press conference to announce the Raise the Wage Act.

News Releases | April 30, 2015

NELP Applauds Introduction of Raise the Wage Act of 2015

The National Employment Law Project hailed the legislation, noting that its is the strongest bill to increase the minimum wage(…)

Commentary | April 28, 2015

CNN: Koch Brothers Are Right on Fair Chance Hiring

Via: CNN.com

If a major federal contractor like Koch Industries can “ban the box,” there’s no reason why others cannot.

Press Clips | April 27, 2015

USA Today: Koch Industries Drops Criminal-History Question from Job Applications

Via: USA Today

Fair-chance hiring is an idea with broad appeal whose time has come.

News Releases | April 27, 2015

Koch Industries Decision to ‘Ban the Box’ Signals Broad, Growing Appeal for Fair-Hiring Practices

One of Nation’s Largest Employers Moves to Reduce Employment Barriers for Job-Seekers with Records, as Criminal Justice Reform Gains Momentum(…)

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