National Employment Law Project
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NELP’s report findings ”challenge us to think about the future of this country,” says Irene Tung.
Report shows that 42 percent of U.S. workers are paid less than $15 an hour.
“The low-wage business model . . . imposes significant costs on the public as a whole,” said NELP’s Sarah Leberstein.
NELP’s Christine Owens on why McDonald’s recently announced wage increase falls far short.
NELP’s prior labor market analyses showed that employment growth during the recovery has been concentrated in lower-wage industries and occupations.(…)
NELP responds to McDonald’s announcement of a wage increase.
NELP’s Paul Sonn urges New York Governor Cuomo to take executive action to raise the state’s minimum wage.
Two Republican senators joined Democrats in voting yes to a substantial wage floor increase.
NELP’s Rebecca Smith on why California actors who work in small theaters should be covered by the state’s wage laws.