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Boosting Pay

A growing economy is not translating into better jobs for America’s workers who are barely treading water.  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 @civilrightsorg: BREAKING: @SenateMajLdr McConnell just filed cloture on district court nominee Thomas Farr of North Carolina and 8th Ci… 2 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction The Latest: At least 55,000 ballots in Senate hand recount. And that number doesn't include ballots to be hand reco… https://t.co/l3D6vSLUvo 3 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction BREAKING: Hand recount ordered in Florida race for U.S. Senate https://t.co/EDlqc10Vnr #FloridaRecount #FLSen 3 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction RT @ACLU: 🚨FLORIDA: If your ballot was rejected for a signature mismatch, there’s still time to make your vote count. Confirm your ballot… 3 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Judge gives thousands of Florida voters with rejected ballots time to fix signature problems by Saturday 5pm.… https://t.co/R9Vi5wVP5z 3 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction RT @FLPhoenixNews: Should a voter’s ballot get thrown out because their signature doesn’t match the one on file? Courts in some states say… 4 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction RT @BrennanCenter: ATTENTION GEORGIA VOTERS: The Secretary of State's office has established a hotline for voters who cast provisional ball… 4 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction "Rubio is doing something dangerous: Deliberately undermining people’s confidence in our electoral systems for part… https://t.co/tTP4VoYq9P 4 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction "House Democratic aides involved in labor policy discussions say there are two specific issues near the top of the… https://t.co/2R15ATWBuw 4 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Should a voter’s ballot get thrown out because their signature doesn’t match the one on file? Courts in some states… https://t.co/nwstnoytur 4 days ago
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NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction RT @merica: What both Democrats and Republicans believe will be the most consequential ruling to date in the fight over vote counting in Fl… 5 days ago

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Workers won in this election

by Paul Sonn The midterm elections this week that handed Democrats control of the House and governorships of swing states showed that voters demanded action to protect workers and rebalance our economy, and provides an action agenda for new state and congressional...

In The News: Overtime Pay Issue Making Headlines in 2018 Campaign Coverage

Heading into the midterm elections in key states across the country, efforts by Republican attorneys general to block overtime pay protections for millions of workers emerge as a fair pay issue in 2018 campaigns.   Ohio: Overtime pay for mid-level workers becoming key...

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.