Broad coalition of $15 minimum wage supporters to rally, form human "15", and surround City Hall
As the mayor's income inequality advisory committee holds its final meeting, workers, immigrants, women, youth, people of color, and other supporters will converge at City Hall in support of $15 for Seattle
Today from 4 pm - 5:30 pm, supporters of $15 for Seattle will gather at City Hall to show support for a $15 minimum wage that keeps our community businesses thriving and ensures every worker can support themselves, afford the basics, and contribute to the economy
Who: Low-wage workers and other supporters of $15 for Seattle
What: Rally, form a human "15", then surround the entire block of City Hall with a chain of multicolored signs that show who we are and why we need $15 for Seattle.
When: TODAY, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. - 4:00 pm: supporters begin gathering - 4:30 pm: brief rally program - 5:00 pm: supporters form a human "15" at City Hall plaza - until 5:30 pm: surround the entire block of City Hall from 4th to 5th and James to Cherry
Where: City Hall, 600 4th Ave. We will gather in the plaza on the 4th Ave side before surrounding the block
Note: workers, community leaders, and other supporters of $15 for Seattle are available for interview before the rally. Contact Sage Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-227-6014 to arrange
- A Working Washington policy brief explains why Seattle needs community-based enforcement of labor standards.
- While many restaurant owners predicted sick leave would hurt profits, a new city report finds no negative economic impacts whatsoever.
- This is nothing new: despite a century of repetitive doom & gloom predictions about the impact of the minimum wage, the sky remains aloft, a recent report shows.
Contact: Sage Wilson, Working Washington, email@example.com, 206-227-6014