Blog | August 30, 2018

Why NELP Supports the #PrisonStrike

The National Employment Law Project (“NELP”) expresses solidarity with the incarcerated individuals and organizers striking across the country who are now entering(…)

News Releases | August 21, 2018

New Report: Raising Minimum Wage to $12 Will Benefit Small Businesses and Workers Across Missouri

Raising Missouri’s minimum wage to $12 an hour would benefit both small businesses and workers.

News Releases | August 8, 2018

On New York City Passing Landmark Law to Regulate Uber and Lyft

New Yorkers secured a huge victory today in the fight to reclaim our democracy from the outsized influence of corporations.

News Releases | July 25, 2018

On Eleventh Circuit Reviving NAACP Suit Calling Alabama Wage Law Racially Biased

Workers, communities of color, advocates, and our courts will not allow preemption to deny local communities the very basic right(…)

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 20, 2018

D.C. Ballot Initiative Victory Shows Strong Public Support for Higher Wages for Tipped Workers

Tips are a supplement to, and not a substitute for, wages.

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.

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