Campaign to Raise the Minimum Wage
Campaign to Raise the Minimum Wage:Building a strong $14 Minimum Wage Campaign. Come and Join Us! Fair Wages Now! Background:The provincial government recently announced the creation of a panel to look at future minimum wage increases and report back within 6 months. Our communities need an immediate increase. This is a critical moment to ramp up our organizing through creative actions, and make our voices heard!
The Campaign celebrated its public launch on March 21st, 2013, with a series of successful Melt the Freeze actions on March 21st and 22nd. Beginning in August, monthly actions across the province have been launched on the 14thof each month.
For a provincial round-up of actions to date, go to: http://raisetheminimumwage.ca/updates/220/http://raisetheminimumwage.ca/updates/communities-across-ontario-take-action-for-14-minimum-wage/
57% of minimum wage workers are women @Kathleen_Wynne: We need decent work and wages now! www.raisetheminimumwage.ca ... visit this website to send an email to Kathleen Wynne to support a $14 minimum wage