You can also include it in an e-bulletin, newsletter or email blast. Here’s some sample text:
Not all employment is regulated by the provincial government. Bank tellers, airline workers, certain call centre workers and many others who work at low-wage jobs in federally regulated sectors need the support of strong federal employment laws. That’s why the Fight for $15 and Fairness is a Federal Election issue, as this video explains: https://youtu.be/fNXJhMnFl0M.”
Two Federal Parties Now Officially Support a $15 Federal Minimum Wage
Ask your candidate:
Does your party believe that a minimum wage should lift full-time workers out of poverty? And if so, does your party support a $15 federal minimum wage that rises enough each year to keep up with cost of living increases?”
Federal Election Backgrounders – Now Available in Spanish, Chinese & French
We need to get the message out that low-income workers in federally-regulated sectors have something concrete to vote for in this federal election. That’s why we have translated the 2-page federal election backgrounder into different languages. At present we have:
We are currently working on a Tamil version of the backgrounder and will distribute it shortly.
Recent Developments in Other Jurisdictions – Let’s Get Inspired!
South of the border, the Governor of New York has promised to implement a $15 minimum wage for all workers, following on the recent victory of fast food workers there.
We can bring these kinds of working alternatives to Canada provincially and federally! Let’s keep the momentum going here.