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Boosting Pay

Economic injustice and inequality are systemic problems, and addressing them requires us to work from the ground up to build systemic change. Find out how restoring overtime pay and raising the minimum wage will boost pay and help working people achieve and sustain economic security and prosperity.

Defending Workers’ Rights

NELP Action provides analysis and research to assist advocates and workers with fighting against the Trump administration’s attempts to roll back rules, change laws or cut agency funds that benefit working people.

Worker's Agendas

With millions of families just one missed paycheck away from economic crisis, NELP Action provides legal and policy support to campaigns committed to improving jobs, boosting wages, and fixing broken worker protection systems in Florida and Maryland.

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NELP Action

National Employment Law Project Action Fund provides analysis for action on the issues that matter to America’s workers. The NELP Action Fund is a project of Tides Advocacy, a non-profit organization under section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code.

OUR ISSUES

BOOSTING PAY

Find out how restoring overtime pay and raising the minimum wage will boost pay and help working people achieve and sustain economic security and prosperity.

DEFENDING WORKERS' RIGHTS

NELP Action provides analysis and research to assist advocates and workers with fighting against the Trump administration’s attempts to roll back rules, change laws or cut agency funds that benefit working people.

PROMOTING WORKERS' AGENDAS

NELP Action provides legal and policy support to campaigns committed to improving jobs, boosting wages, and fixing broken worker protection systems in Florida and Maryland.

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NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction RT @ARFairWage: Meet Amy, a single mom who’s proud to work hard for her family, who knows that it’s time to gradually #raisethewage. Learn… 3 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Floridians remember the Scott administration's botched job with Disaster Unemployment aid last year after #Irma and… https://t.co/d29RTvlYeF 3 days ago
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NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Tens of thousands of Wisconsinites will work more than a million hours of overtime this year and not get any overti… https://t.co/OZ3eha9NPY 3 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Hundreds of thousands of Missourians will work more than a million hours of overtime this year and not get ANY over… https://t.co/6dgWoLQB9R 3 days ago
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Analysis of How Much Wisconsin Workers Are Losing Under Brad Schimel and Scott Walker’s Overtime Pay Cut

While Wisconsin’s economy is growing, working families across the state are struggling, squeezed between flat paychecks and the rising cost of necessities. One factor dragging down paychecks is the erosion of overtime pay. The salary level below which workers are guaranteed overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week has not been updated in years, causing the share of salaried middle-class workers automatically eligible for overtime to plummet from 62 percent in 1975 to less than 7 percent today.

Analysis of How Much Nevada Workers Are Losing Under Attorney General Adam Laxalt and Wes Duncan’s Overtime Pay Cut

While Nevada’s economy is growing, working families across the state are struggling, squeezed between flat paychecks and the rising cost of necessities. One factor dragging down paychecks is the erosion of overtime pay. The salary level below which workers are guaranteed overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week has not been updated in years, causing the share of salaried middle-class workers automatically eligible for overtime to plummet from 62 percent in 1975 to less than 7 percent today.

Analysis of How Much Ohio Workers Are Losing Under Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Overtime Pay Cut

While Ohio’s economy is growing, working families across the state are struggling, squeezed between flat paychecks and the rising cost of necessities. One factor dragging down paychecks is the erosion of overtime pay. The salary level below which workers are guaranteed overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week has not been updated in years, causing the share of salaried middle-class workers automatically eligible for overtime to plummet from 62 percent in 1975 to less than 7 percent today.

Analysis of How Much Missouri Workers Are Losing Under Attorney General Josh Hawley’s Overtime Pay Cut

]While Missouri’s economy is growing, working families across the state are struggling, squeezed between flat paychecks and the rising cost of necessities. One factor dragging down paychecks is the erosion of overtime pay. The salary level below which workers are guaranteed overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week has not been updated in years, causing the share of salaried middle-class workers automatically eligible for overtime to plummet from 62 percent in 1975 to less than 7 percent today.

Analysis of How Much Michigan Workers Are Losing Under Bill Schuette’s Overtime Pay Cut

While Michigan’s economy is growing, working families across the state are struggling, squeezed between flat paychecks and the rising cost of necessities. One factor dragging down paychecks is the erosion of overtime pay. The salary level below which workers are guaranteed overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week has not been updated in years, causing the share of salaried middle-class workers automatically eligible for overtime to plummet from 62 percent in 1975 to less than 7 percent today.

As Florida Governor’s and Legislative Races Heat Up, Worker Groups Release Bold Agenda to Bolster Workers’ Pay, Jobs

For Immediate Release: June 7, 2018 With economy growing but paychecks flat, groups say next governor must stand with working people or face political peril With a high-stakes election around the corner, groups representing Florida’s workers — including the Miami...