Paul Sonn is legal co-director of the National Employment Law Project (NELP). Previously, he co-directed the Economic Justice Project at New York University’s Brennan Center for Justice, which merged with NELP in 2008. For more than ten years he has worked on new policies for promoting living wage jobs.
William E. Spriggs chairs the department of economics at Howard University. He is a senior fellow at the Economic Policy Institute and former executive director of the National Urban League Institute for Opportunity and Equality.