Rep. Scott Lays Out the Case for the WAGE Act

Posted by | October 13, 2015 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By webadmin@aflcio.org (Jackie Tortora)

Last month, Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) introduced the Workplace Action for a Growing Economy (WAGE) Act, legislation designed to strengthen protections for working people who join together to make positive change at work and make sure corporations that violate working people’s rights face real consequences. In recent decades, workers’ wages have been stagnant while too many employers take advantage of weak worker protection laws to slow down or stop working people from joining together to improve their lives. This legislation is aimed at reversing that trend.

Source: AFL-CIO

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