The organizers, 15 Now Portland, protest income inequality and say they are dedicated to making Oregon the first state to enact a $15 minimum wage. Rally on the Capital steps Jan 24 at noon. 15 Now Portland is fighting to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour in the City of Portland. We are also helping to lead a coalition of almost 50 other 15 Now chapters, labor unions, and community organizations across the state that are dedicated to making Oregon the first state to enact a $15 minimum wage.
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Oregon Needs a Raise!
Rally at the Capitol Building
Saturday, Jan. 24, Noon—1 pm in Salem, OR
Bills for a $15 minimum wage are being introduced in the State House and Senate for the 2015 session. Low-wage workers, union members, faith and community allies — ALL OUT for $15 !
1 pm March to local low-wage employer
2pm-3pm Statewide 15 Now Gathering
at the nearby First Congregational Church, 700 Marion St NE Salem, OR
More Info: http://www.15nowpdx.org/