Fair Wage

Action Alert!

PUBLIC HEARING FOR LIVING WAGE IN CT

Support CT Workers Advocating for Living Wages!

Join workers from across Connecticut as they testify in front of the Labor and Public Employees Committee at a public hearing this Thursday.

Workers in Connecticut need at least $15 per hour. The purpose of this hearing for is for workers and community members to express the need for a living wage to legislators.

When: Thursday, February 9 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WhereLegislative Office Building, Room 1C, Hartford

Facebook event here.

How to help:

The bills being discussed that need your support:

  • H.B. No. 6208 (COMM) AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE
  • S.B. No. 13 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE

According to the Connecticut Citizens Action Group, the living wage in CT is actually $19.08 per hour. Click here to read the “Families Out of Balance” report produced by the Alliance for a Just Society. More here.

More News:

Connecticut no longer leader in minimum wage (1/2016)

“Fight for 15” movement marches to demand higher minimum wage (11/2016)