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News Releases | January 11, 2018

Report: For Waiters and Bartenders, More Than Half of Earnings Are Tips

If a proposed DOL rule change goes into effect, bartenders and servers could face a substantial pay cut.

Press Clips | January 9, 2018

Fast-Food Workers Claim Victory in a New York Labor Effort

Via: The New York Times

This law helps fast-food workers sustain a nonprofit that advocates for them.

Commentary | December 27, 2017

McDonald’s Cannot Dodge its Illegal Treatment of Franchise Workers

Via: Newsweek

McDonald’s motive in denying its status as the boss is clear.

News Releases | December 20, 2017

Workers Across U.S. Getting Raises as 18 States and 19 Cities Increase Minimum Wages on Jan. 1

Workers across the country will receive badly needed raises on January 1st.

Commentary | December 7, 2017

Trump Wants You to Tip Restaurant Owners, Not Servers

Via: Newsweek

Trump’s Labor Department wants to rescind an Obama-era rule that tips belong to the servers.

News Releases | December 4, 2017

NELP Blasts Trump DOL’s Proposed Rule Allowing Tip Theft

Proposed rule constitutes “a wholesale attack on restaurant workers and the meager federal protections they have for their pay.”

Commentary | November 23, 2017

Vary the Minimum Wage by Region? (Letter to the Editor)

Via: New York Times

A regionally tiered minimum wage would be poor policy that would leave too many workers behind.

Blog | November 21, 2017

NELP Honors Teresa Tritch as Our 2017 Beth Shulman Fellow

NELP honors Teresa Tritch as our 2017 Beth Shulman Fellow.  

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