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 This fact sheet examines how the WAGE Act is an important first step in addressing our toothless and outdated labor law and its enforcement by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).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
More resources here:
- CHART: Inadequate Penalties of Labor Law Violations
- Press statement on the WAGE Act
- Former NLRB Chair Wilma Liebman: Why Congress Should Pass the WAGE Act
- A New Approach to Attacking Inequality