A National Approach for Making the Minimum Wage a Living Wage
Sunday, April 27, 2014
8-10pm ET / 7-9pm CT / 6-8pm MT / 5-7pm PT
Telephone Call-in: 857-232-0157 • Access Code: 353711
Cindy Sheehan, California Peace & Freedom Party
Lena Buggs, Minnesota Green Party, State House District 65-A Legislative Candidate
Alan Maki, Director of Organizing, Midwest Casino Workers Organizing Council
Theresa Sanchez, Union Steward, Local #1, Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union
Frank “Pancho” Valdez, retired trade unionist, Green Party activist
Curtis Buckanaga, Asst. to District III Rep. for Leech Lake, Ojibwe Reservation
Bill Leumer, former President IAM Local 565, Labor Fightback Network Steering Committee member
Mel Rothenberg, founding member of Chicago Political Economy Group, co-author of "A Permanent Jobs Program for the U.S.: Economic Restructuring to Meet Human Needs."
Devon Nola, Justice Party of New York
Each panelist will give a 5-minute presentation during the first hour. The second hour will be open to discussion with Q&A between callers and panelists.
Uniting People for Peace, Equality, Full Employment, Universal Healthcare and Environmental Protection
Tel: (203) 402-8745
A bold livable wage policy must be viewed as a “keystone” fiscal mechanism that will trigger subsequent structural changes in the U.S. economic system to achieve an equitable distribution of wealth and income for all members of our society.