Thurs, 10:30am: Fight for Philly and airport worker to join state Sens. Leach and Stack to call for increase in state minimum wage

Advisory: Stack, Leach to Call for Wage Reform for Restaurant Workers

 

 

PHILADELPHIA –March 11, 2014 – -Against the backdrop of chain restaurants on Roosevelt Boulevard, state Sens. Daylin Leach and Mike Stack will hold a news conference Thursday to call for sweeping changes in Pennsylvania’s minimum wage laws, including adjusting the current minimum wage for inflation, and elimination of the dated and abused second-tier rate for workers who accept tips. Philadelphia International Airport wheelchair attendant John Stewart will be a featured speaking, talking about the difficulty of surviving on $5.25/hr plus tips. 

The senators will be joined by local restaurant employees, worker advocates and labor leaders.

 

Minimum Wage News Conference

Thursday, March 13, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Roosevelt Boulevard and Goodnaw Sts.

Philadelphia, PA 19115

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