A Good Living: Amazon Can and Must Make a Middle-Income Livelihood Possible for the People Who Work in Its Warehouses

This report includes a series of recommendations aimed at ensuring that Amazon lives up to its promise of being a leader in worker compensation.[xiii] Given Amazon’s role as a large-scale employer throughout the U.S., particularly of Black and Latinx workers, achieving a better livelihood for Amazon workers is a crucial step towards advancing racial justice and building a good jobs economy for all in this country.

Testimony of Yannet Lathrop in Support of SB 171

NELP testifies in support of SB 171, which would repeal Public Act 105 of 2015— law that currently prohibits local governments from adopting ordinances setting their own local standards on minimum wage, scheduling, paid or unpaid leave, and other important labor protections.

Raises From Coast to Coast in 2023

64 Cities, Counties, and States Will Raise Minimum Wages on January 1st—Many Reaching or Exceeding $15—With 27 Additional Jurisdictions Lifting Pay Later in 2023