Senate Passes Bill to Restore Minimum Wage

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Senator Patricia Jehlen
Second Middlesex District
State House of Massachusetts
Room 513
Boston, MA 02133

BOSTON – The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that will restore the value of the minimum wage in Massachusetts by increasing the minimum wage to $11 by 2016 and tying future increases to the Consumer Price Index for the Northeast region. The bill also increases wages for tipped workers to 50 percent of the minimum wage. Continue reading Senate Passes Bill to Restore Minimum Wage

Somerville Ward 6 Alderman Selected as honoree for the Greater Boston Labor Council Annual Dinner

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Congratulation to Somerville Ward 6 Alderman Rebekah Gewirtz who has been selected to be honoree at the Greater Boston Labor Council annual dinner on Friday night, 11/22. Here are two links with more information about the event:
http://gbclc.com/sites/gbclc.com/files/Municipal%20Dinner%20Ads%20and%20Tickets%20Flier%202013.pdf
http://gbclc.com/gblc-annual-salute-municipal-officeholders-dinner