September 16, 2015

Jobs With Justice

The Facts on the WAGE Act

The Inadequate Penalties for Labor Law Violations

On September 16, Senator Patty Murray and Congressman Bobby Scott introduced the Workplace Action for a Growing Economy (WAGE) Act – legislation that would ensure that working people can join together without fear of reprisal to win improvements on the job, including higher wages, benefits and better working conditions. This fact sheet examines how the WAGE Act is an important first step in addressing our toothless and outdated labor law and its enforcement by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

FACT SHEET: The WAGE Act: Boosting Collective Action for Higher Wages

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