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Campaign to Raise Up Hawaii. Join us. Thurs Jan 10, 4.45p.m. Room 329, HI State Capitol

                    “Servants, laborers and workmen of different kinds, make up the far greater part of every great political society. But what improves the circumstances of the greater part can never be regarded as an inconvenience to the whole. No society

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Posted in Business and Justice, I BLOG, Justice, Uncategorized

A Living Wage: In Utah, as in Hawaii, lawmakers say no to struggling workers

The Fight for $15 in Hawaii ground to a halt in late February this year when it reached the Senate’s Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Senator Donovan Dela Cruz, a Democrat. The effort to help workers make ends meet

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Posted in Business and Justice, Fight for $15, I BLOG, Uncategorized, Women's Rights, Workers' Rights

HB 1727 lets employers offer workers a raise OR paid sick leave. Is this who we are as a community in HI?

HB 1727 has a Senate Labor Committee hearing on Thursday at 2:45 pm in room 229 of the Hawaiʻi State Capitol. The bill is a disservice to workers.It gives employers the discretion to decide if they will give employees a

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Raising the Minimum Wage is Pro-Life. So why aren’t all Pro-lifers for it?

Speaker of the House, John Boehner,  a Catholic pro-lifer who has previously said he would rather commit suicide than raise the minimum wage, offered the logic that a raise would adversely affect minorities who hold low-wage jobs and would be

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Posted in Business and Justice, Equality and Faith, I BLOG, Justice, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized, US Bishops

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