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Wage Board Recommends $15 – but Your Voice is Still Needed

Wage Board Recommends $15 – but Your Voice is Still Needed

| July 28, 2015

Yesterday afternoon, the Wage Board appointed by Gov. Cuomo to consider raising wages for fast food workers finalized their recommendations. Our voices were heard! The board unanimously agreed that current fast food wages are insufficient and that wages throughout the state should be raised to $15. This is great news. The momentum for $15 across New York […]

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NYS Council of Churches seeks new Executive Director

| July 24, 2015

A close ally of the Labor-Religion Coalition, the NYS Council of Churches, is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization into its next phase of growth and accomplishment. NYSCC joins together Christians of many denominations across New York State to care for one another, safeguard the presence of vital Christian communities, provide hospitality to […]

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Wage Board Decision Expected Next Week

Wage Board Decision Expected Next Week

| July 17, 2015

We’ve been eagerly awaiting the decision from the New York State Wage Board on raising fast food wages — and the wait is almost over! The Board will meet again next Wednesday, July 22 at 2:30 pm in New York City, and we expect they will recommend a historic wage increase for our state’s 180,000 […]

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What is Your Congregation Doing this Labor Day?

What is Your Congregation Doing this Labor Day?

| July 13, 2015

It’s hard to believe, but Labor Day is just 8 weeks from today! Labor Day is a fantastic opportunity for congregations and faith communities to both honor the work of your members and to learn about and take action toward justice for all workers. Labor-Religion Coalition can help your community celebrate the true meaning of […]

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