Commentary | June 26, 2018

Fair Labor Standards Act at 80: It’s More Important than Ever

Via: Law 360

We cannot uphold our most basic workplace protections, such as the minimum wage, overtime premium pay, and child labor protections,(…)

Blog | June 25, 2018

When Workers Don’t Get Paid What They’re Owed – And What Congress Can Do About It

A federal proposal, the Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act, would go far in tackling this massive challenge. It(…)

News Releases | June 20, 2018

Massachusetts Joins New York and California in Adopting $15 Minimum Wage

The agreement calls for gradually raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 by 2023.

News Releases | June 8, 2018

Initiative 77 Is a Vital Measure for D.C.’s Almost 30,000 Tipped Workers

Equal treatment in wages is not just good policy, it is just—and an imperative for the District of Columbia.

Blog | June 5, 2018

The Supreme Court’s Decision in Epic Systems—What You Need to Know

The big effect of this case is that the Supreme Court has now said that your boss can force you(…)

News Releases | March 21, 2018

Restaurant Workers Win Ownership of Their Tips

The law cannot be more clear: Tips belong to workers and no one else.

News Releases | March 7, 2018

NELP Welcomes Federal Legislation Ensuring Workers Own Their Tips

This bill will guarantee that workers get to keep the tips that they earn.

Commentary | February 6, 2018

The Labor Department seems bent on putting profits ahead of workers

Via: The Hill

The Labor Department has no excuse not to pull the proposal immediately.

News Releases | February 1, 2018

DOL Hid Data Showing Tip Rule Change Would Cost Workers Billions

The Department’s cover-up kept workers and other stakeholders in the dark about critical evidence related to the proposal’s impact.

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