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 Tens of thousands of Nevadans are working millions of hours of overtime and not get any overtime pay. No extra pay… https://t.co/FfMSxnNpa2 6 hours ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Hundreds of thousands of Ohioans are working more than a million hours of overtime this year and not getting ANY ov… https://t.co/NQ5JnM66cN 9 hours ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Hundreds of thousands of Michiganders are working more than a million hours of overtime this year and not getting A… https://t.co/jkIuwuiGTr 11 hours ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction "Another world is possible, but we can’t achieve it through resistance alone." https://t.co/qm5yU6HCDW 1 day ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction G.O.P. Leaders Can’t Even Fake Respect for Christine Blasey Ford https://t.co/FMCu1m3gLs #StopKavanaugh #InvestigateKavanaugh #SCOTUS 2 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction RT @NELPaction: Because @OhioAG Mike DeWine blocked overtime protections for 327,000 Ohioans, workers in every county in the state lost ove… 3 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction RT @NELPaction: Michiganders support expanding overtime pay eligibility for the state’s workers by a 75 to 18 percent margin. But @MIAttyGe 3 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Tens of thousands of Nevadans will work millions of hours of overtime this year and not get any overtime pay. Not o… https://t.co/rkWPMeTN9x 3 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Because @OhioAG Mike DeWine blocked overtime protections for 327,000 Ohioans, workers in every county in the state… https://t.co/sGU275R6og 3 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Even if they work 50, 60, 70 hour weeks, 270,000 Michiganders – enough to fill The Big House nearly 3 times over –… https://t.co/izw1B7g4Rp 3 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Guess who supports @NevadaAG Adam Laxalt & @WesDuncan blocking overtime pay protections for 104,000 Nevadans, costi… https://t.co/kmvpVsuHcE 4 days ago
NELP Action NELP Action @NELPaction Because @NevadaAG Adam Laxalt & @WesDuncan blocked overtime protections for 104,000 Nevadans, workers in every coun… https://t.co/0M2x9ARs5g 4 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...