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Raising Minimum Wage Up To $12.75 In Montana State.Signing this petition is vary important to sign because we are trying to raise minimum wage a more liveable wage, so that hard working America's can survive on a increase wage to provide for his/her family. Raising this minimum wage up to $12.75 a hour, Is a good wage for everyone in the Employment field and it wouldn't hurt our government system to support the increase of minimum wage. The Montana citizens are tired of working for dirt poor wages, making it hard to provide for yourself and for your families, its time to raise minimum wage here in Montana state. And it all starts with everyone signatures on this petition.
Save Our Bus Service- No to CARTA CutsAfter peaking in 2014, CARTA bus ridership has been declining. The cuts proposed will put CARTA into a downward spiral of cuts in service, lost ridership and revenue and more cuts in service. We need transit which goes to work, shopping, healthcare, educaiton, recreation and the beach to provide mobility, dignity and opportunity for everyone in the Charelston area.
Let The Bloomingfoods Workers Exercise Their Right to OrganizeThe right to organize, and to engage in other protected concerted activities to improve conditions in the workplace, is one of the most important principles in U.S. labor relations. Guaranteed under the National Labor Relations Act, specifically Section 7 (please see link below), all covered workers have the right to organize themselves in whatever manner they choose regardless of the opinion or actions of their employer. Under the original intent and spirit of the act, the decision to organize and bargain collectively, or take any other action pursued by two or more workers to improve conditions, should take place without interference by the employer. As we know, this right has been interfered with, eroded, attacked, diminished, and rendered weak by hostile legislation and by an anti-worker consulting industry that generates billions in profit by interfering with the basic right to organize. Employers large and small have engaged in campaigns of intimidation, harassment, captive audience meetings, threats, and dismissals, all known as unfair labor practices, to prevent workers from exercising their rights. We can make sure this does not happen here. Bloomingfoods is an important institution in our community, reflective of the basic values of many of our residents who are committed to social justice, equal rights, and sustainability. Let’s make sure Bloomingfoods adheres to these basic principles during this organizing drive.
Union Organizing is a Civil RightAs go unions, so go middle-class jobs. Decades ago, unions and the civil rights movement marched arm in arm towards a common future -- an America free of discrimination, with opportunity for all. Today, workers still face numerous forms of discrimination and can be illegally fired for standing up for their rights. Workers can appeal, but the current process takes years. Companies have quickly learned to fire workers first and ask questions later. We can’t sit back and hope for the best while union busters and the Supreme Court tear apart the foundation of the middle-class. We need to go on offense. With your help, we can begin to fix a broken system. We can ensure that workers join together on the job without fear of unjust termination or a drawn-out and often ineffective process. Together we can rebuild and give voice to the middle-class.
Take Texas Back From ALEC!ALEC skirts the law restricting lobbying activities and gifts to politicians, and pushes its ideologically driven agenda through model bills that put corporate profits and the right-wing agenda before the needs of working people. What are just some of the laws that ALEC and Laubenberg have promoted, and in many cases, already imposed on Texans? • Stand your Ground Bill • Voter ID Bill • Women’s Sonogram Bill • Sanctuary Cities Bill • Anti-ACA Legislation These actions are hurting millions of Texans, undermining public education, damaging our environment, cutting off access to healthcare, and making our streets, homes and workplaces less safe.
Raise the minimum wage to $15 in ChicagoFormer Labor Secretary Robert Reich has been making the case for a $15 minimum wage, and I agree with him. He argues that businesses will see more customers and workers will have more money in their pocket. A new study from Raise Chicago shows how a $15 minimum wage would boost our city’s economy. It would raise overall wages in Chicago by as much as $1.5 billion, create 5,300 new jobs and $43 million in new tax revenue, and even reduce job turnover. Our plan would phase in the increase over a few years, giving our local and small businesses time to adjust.
Raise the minimum wage to $13.00/hr in Spokane, WAOut of all developed nations, the United States has the most unequal distribution of wealth. Middle class wages have remained stagnant, while the top 1% have seen 95% of the gains. Raising the minimum wage is one of the best ways to combat income inequality and give Americans a raise.
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 in Prescott, AZOut of all developed nations, the United States has the most unequal distribution of wealth. Middle class wages have remained stagnant, while the top 1% have seen 95% of the gains. Raising the minimum wage is one of the best ways to combat income inequality and give Americans a raise.
Seattle City Council: Raise the minimum wage to $15 for allToo many people in Seattle are living in poverty despite holding down a job. Our state’s minimum wage is not enough to afford rent, school, and the other high costs of living in our city. As former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich has argued: If the minimum wage of 1968 stayed even with inflation over the last 45 years, it would be about $15 today. The current minimum wage isn’t enough to lift all workers and their families out of poverty. Most low-wage workers aren’t young teenagers; they’re major breadwinners for their families, and many are women. They and their families need a higher minimum. Nearly 70% of Seattle residents support a $15 minimum wage, according to a January poll -- the same rate that voters in SeaTac adopted last fall. Big business is now mobilizing to stop it. Their plan: to use local small businesses as the public face of a campaign to create new loopholes and exemptions. They want to protect corporate profits and exclude many workers from the $15 minimum wage. Seattle has an opportunity to lead the nation to a wage that lifts workers out of poverty. Let’s set a bold new standard and raise the wage to $15 in Seattle!
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour in WisconsinOut of all developed nations, the United States has the most unequal distribution of wealth. Middle class wages have remained stagnant, while the top 1% have seen 95% of the gains. Raising the minimum wage is one of the best ways to combat income inequality and give Americans a raise.
Raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour in Illinois and put a cap on CEO salariesOut of all developed nations, the United States has the most unequal distribution of wealth. Middle class wages have remained stagnant, while the top 1% have seen 95% of the gains. Raising the minimum wage is one of the best ways to combat income inequality and give Americans a raise. Setting a reasonable wage for skilled workers would also help our state. If we put a cap on CEO pay the profits of the companies can be passed along to the skilled workers instead of one CEO getting it all
Raise the minimum wage to $10 in Boulder