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NELP Applauds Montgomery County Council’s Approval of a $15 Minimum Wage

Tens of thousands of workers employed in the county would benefit.

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Carl’s Jr. Workers Detail Mistreatment at Puzder’s Restaurants

"All they care about is protecting their money," said one employee.

Blog

This New Year’s Eve, Janice Brooks Is Getting a Raise

Millions of workers around the country are receiving raises in the minimum wage this New Year’s weekend.

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25 States & Localities Approved Minimum Wage Increases in 2016

Around New Year’s Day 2017, workers in 41 states, cities and counties will receive raises.

Commentary

Will Trump Be ‘The Champion of the American Worker'?

Trump's pick of fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder for labor secretary should concern us all.

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Report: $15 Minimum Wage Narrows Race and Gender Wealth Gaps

Women and workers of color are disproportionately paid less than $15 an hour.

Commentary

Why Trump's Labor Secretary Is an Extreme Contradiction

Opposition to workers' rights is bread and butter for fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder.

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NELP Raises Serious Concerns Over Fast-Food CEO’s Nomination for Labor Secretary

It’s hard to think of anyone less suited for the job of lifting up America’s forgotten workers than Andrew Puzder.