To promote public policies, including increases to the minimum wage & reform of the unemployment insurance system, at the state & federal level that improve the economic security of low-wage workers


National Employment Law Project

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Total Amount
Grant approval
$2,000,000 – November 2009
Approval date
November 2009
Start date
November 2009
End date
January 2011
Grant type
Arts, culture and media
Education and scholarship
Fair economies
Government policy and practice
Benefiting location
United States


Funding office