Raise the Wage in Louisville | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Raise the Wage in Louisville

An ordinance filed in September to raise Louisville's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour is very close to securing the 14 votes needed to pass a full vote of the Louisville Metro Council! But there is still work to be done. Both Metro Council Members and Mayor Fischer have said that they want to hear from their constituents. Your voice is crucial to getting the sponsors and the votes to pass this important legislation.

The Labor and Economic Development Committee is expected to vote on the proposed minimum wage ordinance in early December. Please take a few minutes to call each Committee member and ask them "to vote yes and support the proposed minimum wage ordinance as written, raising the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour over the next three years". ~ it is critical that you are specific in your message. Additionally you can use this link to email the entire council and Mayor Fischer about this issue.

Click to watch Jefferson County chapter member Shekinah Lavalle speak at a Metro Council meeting on raising the wage

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Please encourage all of your friends, family, co-workers, and neighbors to make these calls this week. Supporters are also encouraged to attend the Labor and Economic Development Committee meeting on Thursday, December 4 at 2:00pm and the Metro Council Meeting on Thursday, November 20 & Thursday, December 11 at 6:00pm. All meeting takes place at City Hall (601 W. Jefferson Street).

Let's #RaiseTheWage!

More videos of members testifying

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