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NELP Praises Illinois Legislature's Passage of $15/hr

Illinois is bringing the Fight for $15 to the Midwest.


Missouri Lawmakers to Lowest-Paid Workers in St. Louis: We’re Taking Back Your Raises

Republican lawmakers to St. Louis workers: Remember that pay raise we said you could have? We're taking it back.

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On St. Louis Minimum Wage Increase Taking Effect After Two Year Delay

After two year delay, injunction blocking city's minimum wage increase is lifted.


America Needs a $15 Minimum Wage

A $15 minimum wage, fully phased in, would raise pay by about $3,500 for almost 1 in 3 workers.

News Releases

New $15 Bill Is the Strong Action on Wages America Needs

This delivers exactly what working Americans have been crying out for across the country – strong action to raise wages.


Here's who's winning the $15 minimum wage wars now

Momentum remains strong for improving pay for the 40 percent of U.S. workers who struggle on less than $15 an hour.


Why Black Women Are - And Should Be - Leading The Fight For $15

Women of color have changed the world through their resilience and fortitude to never settle for less.