minimum wage

The Importance of Raising Wages for Hoosier Working Families

Jessica Fraser, with Indiana Institute for Working Families, presented a Power Point on “Raising the Wage and the Status of Working Families in Indiana,” which you can view here:

Indiana Minimum Wage: A Public Forum


Monday, October 19, 2015 - 7:00pm

Join us for a community discussion of Indiana’s current minimum wage, and the struggles of low-income workers here and across the nation.

When: Monday, October 19, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Where: City Council Chambers, Bloomington City Hall, 401 North Morton St.

Special Guest Speakers:Indiana District 40 State Senator Mark Stoops, Jessica Fraser, Indiana Institute for Working Families, Dr. Joseph Varga, IU Dept. of Labor Studies

Moderated by Angela O’Malley, Indiana Public School Teacher

"Minimum Wage, Maximum Wage: New Paths to a More Equal America"


Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:00pm

Pizzigati is currently an associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, a progressive think tank in Washington, D.C., and is editor of Too Much, an online magazine. His writings on income inequality have been published in major newspapers, magazines and journals. He will speak at Indiana University School of Education auditorium on Friday, May 1, at 7 p.m. His presentation is open to the public: "Minimum Wage, Maximum Wage: New Paths to a More Equal America."

Rally for Fast Food Workers (Indy, Chicago)


Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 8:00am

There will be a mass rally for fast food workers on Wednesday, April 15 in Chicago from 4PM to 7PM. There will also be an earlier event in Indianapolis at the McDonalds on 1611 North Meridian from 8AM to 9AM.We will have busses available to go to Chicago leaving from both Indianapolis and Bloomington.Busses will leave from the IUPUI campus at 12 noon after the AM rally.

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