NELP Testimony in Support for NY Minimum Wage increase to $21.25 by 2026
New York voters in all regions of the state overwhelmingly support raising the minimum wage to more than $20 an hour. Growing numbers of businesses also support raising the wage to $21.25, which they say is manageable and will help boost consumer spending.
Narrowing the Gender Wage Gap by Raising the Minimum Wage to $21.25 and Eliminating the Subminimum Wage
The record high inflation generated by the pandemic has been rapidly eroding New York’s minimum wage, likely worsening the gender pay gap. The remedy is to first raise the minimum wage to $21.25 downstate and to $20 upstate by 2026, so its value is restored, and then index the minimum wage to prevent it from falling behind again.
Testimony of Yannet Lathrop on Maryland HB 698
NELP supports HB 698, which would accelerate the timeline for increasing Maryland’s minimum wage to $15/hr by 2022-2023, and would remove the provision in current minimum wage law that allows the Board of Public Works to suspend wage increases.
Testimony of Yannet Lathrop on Maryland SB 721
NELP supports SB 721, which would accelerate the timeline for increasing Maryland’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022-2023, and would remove the provision in current minimum wage law that allows the Board of Public Works to suspend wage increases.
NELP Comments on Revising Colorado’s Minimum Wage Order
On Preserving the Right of Missouri Cities and Counties, Including St. Louis, to Enact Local Minimum Wage Laws
On Preserving Right of Missouri Cities and Counties to Enact Local Minimum Wage LAws
Reject Lower Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers in Minneapolis
Oppose Iowa Local Minimum Wage Preemption Bill HF295