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Fast food workers started the fight for $15 in New York. Now, join us in Minneapolis as fast food workers organizing with CTUL lead a march on City Hall for a $15 minimum wage.

Minneapolis has the worst racial and economic disparities in the country -- and low wages are a major part of the problem. Thanks to an incredible outpouring of community support, we've gotten twice the signatures required to put a $15 minimum wage on the ballot this November so voters can decide. But opponents of $15 are trying to stop us by suggesting that putting this on the ballot isn't legal.

Letting voters decide on the issues that matter to them is not only the cornerstone of democracy, it's clearly outlined in the Minneapolis city charter. Our country has a long and unfortunate history of denying people of color the right to vote on issues that most impact us -- but we won't let them stop us.

This is no longer just about economic and racial justice - it’s about defending our democracy. We can’t allow opponents of $15 in City Hall to take the decision out of the hands of Minneapolis voters - those directly affected by poverty wages - and into the backrooms of City Hall, where McDonald's, US Bank, and the Chamber of Commerce will use their influence to block any wage increase.

Voters have passed minimum wage hikes in numerous cities across the country. Our team of attorneys are confident voters have the right to amend the city charter to regulate wages, and the City Attorney has yet to make public any compelling arguments to challenge this. But it’s going to take a powerful movement to ensure voters are not denied a voice.

Passing $15 would give a raise to over 100,000 low-wage workers in Minneapolis, and put hundreds of millions of dollars back into the local economy each year. It would be one of the single most important policies to reduce Minneapolis’ worst in the nation racial and economic inequalities.

Let’s show City Hall that Minneapolis supports a $15/hour minimum wage.v

WHEN
June 29, 2016 at 12pm - 4pm
WHERE
McDonalds's on 210 E. Lake St
210 E Lake St
Minneapolis, MN 55408
United States
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CONTACT
Eva · · 4438342870
37 RSVPS
J-P Douglas Nichole Buehler Andy Moxley Andrea Pittel Alondra Cano Andrew Ensign Tom Kelly Roseanna Garibaldi Joshua Houdek Arianna Feldman Alexis Pennie Meghan Benton Tyler Vasseur David Miller Jon Jacobsen Aisha Gomez Claudio Rivera Mike Griffin Shaun Laden Jesse Mortenson Ginger Jentzen Claire Thiele Chelsea Forbrook Christopher Gray Diana Tastad Eva Metz Kristiana Wright Robin Wonsley Merle Payne Brian Shea Cameron Thomas Foster Ezra Ishman Christopher Hedges Luke Mielke Lucas Gitar Elizabeth Kruger-Peterson Leland Wright

Who's RSVPing

J-P Douglas
Nichole Buehler
Andy Moxley
Andrea Pittel
Alondra Cano
Andrew Ensign
Tom Kelly
Roseanna Garibaldi
Joshua Houdek
Arianna Feldman
Alexis Pennie
Meghan Benton
Tyler Vasseur
David Miller
Jon Jacobsen
Aisha Gomez
Claudio Rivera
Mike Griffin
Shaun Laden
Jesse Mortenson
Ginger Jentzen
Claire Thiele
Chelsea Forbrook
Christopher Gray
Diana Tastad
Eva Metz
Kristiana Wright
Robin Wonsley
Merle Payne
Brian Shea

Will you come?