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New Polling Shows Overwhelming Support for Citizen-Led Ballot Initiatives

Strong majorities across the partisan spectrum support earned paid sick time and minimum wage; legislators who bait and switched on these issues lose support December 14, 2018 LANSING – The Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan released a new poll today showing that voters continue to overwhelmingly support the paid sick time and minimum wage

Inside Philanthropy: One Fair Wage – The funders behind the key players in the new labor movement

Despite a strong national economy, it’s still tough for millions of working Americans to pay the bills. A large proportion of the jobs created in the U.S. are in sectors like retail and restaurant work: employment that often comes with low wages, irregular hours, and scant benefits. Read more here.

Washington Post: ‘They have taken away our vote’

The fight over Michigan’s paid family leave and minimum-wage policy reflects broader battles occurring in several states and cities across the country, as progressive groups have tried turning to public ballot initiatives to get around deadlocked or GOP-controlled legislatures. See the full story below or find it here. [embeddoc url="http://www.mieconomicjustice.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/They-have-taken-away-our-vote-The-Washington-Post-1.pdf" download="all"]