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Tag Archives: raise the wage
African-American faith leaders from Chicago and across the state of Illinois held a press conference on March 6th to announce their support for a minimum wage increase in Illinois to help working families in their congregations and communities. They also … Continue reading
Action Now leaders have been quoted in the press lately speaking out about community issues that are plaguing our city and our nation as a whole! – On February 11th, Action Now leader Charles Brown and Action Now Executive Director … Continue reading
On December 22nd, Action Now members joined low-wage workers and supporters from Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago, SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana, ARISE Chicago, Albany Park Neighborhood Council, Stand Up! Chicago and others for a prayer vigil, march and sit-in … Continue reading
On Thursday, December 13th, Action Now members joined the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago and other community, labor and faith organizations for a rally and march downtown to demand that retail and restaurant workers be paid a living wage to … Continue reading
The first of a series of reports on low wage workers commissioned by Action Now and Stand Up! Chicago was released on December 4th, 2012. “A Case For $15: A Low Wage Work Crisis” details the impact of low wages … Continue reading
*Update* ABC Channel 20 and NBC Channel 17 in Springfield covered Action Now members rallying outside of the Capitol Building on Wednesday, November 28th demanding a raise in the minimum wage! Click here for ABC video & click here for … Continue reading
Action Now members joined the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago on Black Friday to march down the Magnificent Mile and hold rallies at the locations of retailers and restaurants that refuse to pay workers a living wage. The Workers Organizing … Continue reading
Action Now is proud to support Chicago Downtown Retail & Restaurant Workers that have just voted to form a union to fight for a living wage of $15 an hour! Read the article below for more info: Chicago Tribune, “Fight … Continue reading