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News Releases | September 22, 2015

Report: Florida’s Unemployment Insurance Program Shuts Out Jobless

Only 1 in 8 unemployed Floridians receives jobless aid—lowest rate in the nation.

Commentary | September 19, 2015

MSNBC: Why It’s Time for Uber to Unionize

Via: MSNBC

The growth of the on-demand economy calls for decisive action to safeguard workers’ rights.

Commentary | September 10, 2015

CNBC: Gov. Cuomo Is Right About $15 Minimum Wage

Via: CNBC.com

New York is paving the way for a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | September 9, 2015

Report: Transforming Gig Jobs Into Good Jobs

NELP’s report offers a roadmap for fair treatment of workers in the on-demand economy.

Press Clips | September 4, 2015

CBS: Why So Many Americans Aren’t Looking for Work

Via: CBS

Despite recent job gains, the national labor force participation rate in August remained stuck near historic lows at 62.6%.

Press Clips | September 3, 2015

NYT: Low-Income Workers See Biggest Drop in Paychecks

Via: New York Times

Take-home pay for many American workers has effectively fallen since the economic recovery began in 2009.

Videos | September 2, 2015

CNBC: Uber Drivers’ Suit Given Class-Action Status

Via: CNBC

A federal judge in San Francisco has granted Uber drivers class-action status in a lawsuit that claims the ride-hailing service(…)

Press Clips | August 29, 2015

St. Louis is the Latest City to Raise its Minimum Wage

St. Louis, Missouri became the latest in a growing list of cities raising their local minimum wage to address the(…)

Press Clips | August 29, 2015

NPR: NLRB Ruling Could Pave The Way For Fast-Food Unions

Via: NPR

NPR’s Steve Inskeep interviews NELP’s Catherine Ruckelshaus on the NLRB ‘joint-employer’ ruling.

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