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Register Now for Faith for a Fair NY’s 2015 Retreat – Oct. 11-13

Register Now for Faith for a Fair NY’s 2015 Retreat – Oct. 11-13

| August 6, 2015

You are invited to join us for an inspiring three days of learning and taking action with faith leaders from across New York State. This year’s Faith for a Fair NY retreat will explore how the shift to a low-wage, high-inequality economy is impacting communities across the state and what people of faith can do about it. We’ll […]

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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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