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Fight For 15 Feb 20
Illinois just became the first state in the Midwest to pass $15 because workers fought, went on strike, and never backed down.
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Business for Fair MinWage 10m
"A $15 minimum wage doesn't just improve lives, it saves them" "When people live so close to the bone, a small setback can quickly spiral into a major trauma." Being a few days behind on rent can trigger a hefty late fee which can lead to eviction & homelessness...
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Fight For 15 Feb 19
BREAKING: With 's signature, the $15 minimum wage is now law in Illinois! Congratulations to all the workers, union members, and advocates who have fought for years to make the a reality for over 1.4 million workers!
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Ilhan Omar Feb 12
Replying to @IlhanMN
Millions of workers in the U.S. are struggling just to put food on the table, while McDonald’s CEO makes $21.8 million a year. That’s just wrong. We need to so that no one is the richest country on earth lives in poverty. ✊🏽
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The99%ers 2h
Replying to @BernieSanders
The federal government, of which you are a part, isnt doing anything to raise the minimum wage. On the other hand, the movement has pushed over a dozen states to . Talk is cheap, activism is power.
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Michael Herzing 3h
The is tired of listening to shameless PA argue that many of our state's workers don't deserve to earn enough money to live on.
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NH House Democrats 20h
Replying to @NHHouseDems
will provide a pathway out of poverty for many hardworking Granite Staters and their families. It is the right thing to do so our friends, neighbors, and children do not have to choose between paying rent and putting food on the table while working full time. /end
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Tulsi Gabbard Feb 13
Last week, New Jersey became the latest state to sign a $15 minimum wage bill into law. Let’s keep up the momentum! No one should have to work 2 jobs just to pay rent and put food on the table.
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wethepeoplepa 2h
A successful community helps working people protect their rights and dignity, raise their wages, and improve their working conditions. It's time to
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James Parrott 1h
A living minimum wage buys prescriptions, rest and broccoli + dignity. Sounds like the public policy bargain of a lifetime.
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JanetKay 14h
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MB Brazier Feb 20
So you’re over 55? So you realize in 1968 the minimum wage was $1.60 which is the equivalent of about $11.39 now? I’m in property management in the last 10 years tenants have seen their rent rise from $500 a month to $800 a month
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Melina Brann 18h
Dave is wrong about automation.. jobs are becoming automated because advancing technology, not raising pay. There’s no temporal data for your claim
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Governor Tom Wolf 23h
$7.25 isn’t a living wage. And when businesses pay poverty wages, taxpayers are left to pick up the tab. Raising the minimum wage to $15 allows people to work their way off government benefits – saving taxpayers millions and growing the economy for everyone.
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Rick Walts Feb 13
$2.13 an hour in 2019? Tell your Member of Congress to vote Yes on the Act and end the unfair subminimum wage for tipped workers.
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Kristina S Ⓥ 14h
Replying to @KrisSchultzNH
Thank you for fighting for this!
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The Fairness Project 1h
This is why we're righting every day to even when politicians refuse to.
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Doug Hall 1h
Replying to @pdacosta
But we could see 25% wage growth at the median wage (50th percentile) or the 30th percentile. These wage trends reflect policy choices. Different policy choices ( would change these trends 2/2.
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bdunbar Feb 13
Replying to @IlhanMN
I am in IT: making automation a viable choice for businesses large and small will be great for me. baby!
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REIemployees Feb 21
Which highly respected outdoor retailer do you think will commit to a living wage first? We especially want to know what and lovers think. We work at REI stores, and we're struggling!
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