Fighting to Raise the Minimum Wage in PA

Pennsylvania workers continue to be left behind as this state continues to have a minimum wage that keeps workers below
the poverty line,” Sen. Art Haywood said. “The time to increase the wage is now!”

Tell Your Legislator to RAISE THE WAGE.

Haywood Spotlights Businesses that Raise the Wage

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Haywood Working to Raise the Wage

Germantown community stands together for wage increase

Germantown community stands together for wage increase

The Germantown community came together on Martin Luther King Day to continue pressuring the owner of a McDonald’s franchise at 29 E. Chelten Ave. to address what participants called wage injustice. State Sen. Art Haywood along with the Rev. Kent Matthies, who is...

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Senator Haywood and Power caroled to McRaise the Wages

Senator Haywood and Power caroled to McRaise the Wages

State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined POWER to Carol for A McRaise event outside of the Chelten Avenue McDonald’s. This was an effort to get owner Derek Giacomantonio to raise the wage of his employees to $15 an hour.

“We came back to this McDonald’s to share the message of the season,” said Senator Haywood. “Hopefully our songs will heal Derek G’s heart and allow him to pay his employees a living wage.”

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A woman working full-time at minimum wage will earn $14,000 annually.

More than $4,000 BELOW the poverty line for a mother with two children.

Elected Officials, Fair Pay Activists to Urge Lawmakers to Raise the Wage