Commentary | September 2, 2016

Make Work Great Again

We’ve heard little from the presidential candidates on the thorniest problems facing America’s workers.

News Releases | August 30, 2016

On New Jersey Governor Christie Vetoing $15 Minimum Wage

Governor Christie rejected a measure that would have gradually increased the state’s minimum wage to $15.

News Releases | August 24, 2016

NELP Applauds Obama Administration for Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rules and Guidance

Under the new rules, contractors who do not comply with the law are finally held accountable.

News Releases | August 22, 2016

Judge Orders $15 Minimum Wage on Minneapolis Ballot in November

Voters in Minneapolis will get the option to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour in November.

News Releases | August 16, 2016

New York City Establishes Division to Protect Paid Caregivers’ Rights

The division will help hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers who work in home care and child care.

News Releases | August 16, 2016

Tyson Foods Faces Significant OSHA Fines for Plant Hazards

OSHA leveled $263,000 in fines for dangerous conditions that can lead to disfiguring injuries.

Blog | August 11, 2016

New NELP Analysis Criticizes Ban-the-Box Studies

The problem isn’t ban-the-box policies; it’s the race discrimination exposed by the policies.

Commentary | August 10, 2016

Uber Drivers Shouldn’t Be Left Behind in the Fight For $15

Let’s make sure this new sector of low-wage workers benefits from the success of the $15 movement.

Commentary | August 2, 2016

Seattle’s Workers, Businesses Doing Well with a Higher Minimum Wage

For workers living on the margins, the pay increases make a meaningful difference in their day-to-day lives.

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