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Mobilizing for Long Beach Minimum Wage Hearing
Following the announcement by Long Beach City Councilmembers and Mayor Robert Garcia to initiate a study, Raise the Wage coalition members will be hosting a press event prior to the Council hearing to support the initiative. The Coalition plans to mobilize over 100 for First Long Beach Minimum Wage hearing. The workers and community members plan to mobilize and speak out for increasing the minimum wage to $15/hour, wage theft enforcement protections, and paid sick days in Long Beach.
Kokayi Kwa Jitahidi of the Raise the Wage Coalition, Long Beach workers, and community members will also be available for interviews in English, Spanish, and Tagalog before the hearing.
The press event will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, August 11th at 4pm followed by the City Council meeting which begins at 5pm. Long Beach City Hall is at 333 W Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802.
You review the City Council meeting agenda HERE
More information is available at Raise the Wage.