Endorsers/Supporters of Measure R

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Measure R, the Eureka Fair Wage Act is ENDORSED by:

 

⇒Humboldt and Del Norte CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL

⇒Humboldt County DEMOCRATIC CENTRAL COMMITTEE

⇒SEIU Local 1021 (a union of 54,000 workers in Northern California)

⇒ CALIFORNIA UNITED HOMECARE WORKERS (CUHW)

⇒EUREKA TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

⇒ROOSEVELT INSTITUTE at Humboldt State University

⇒Humboldt County GREEN PARTY

⇒UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS Local #5

⇒OPERATING ENGINEERS UNION local #3

⇒BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL of Humboldt & Del Norte Counties

⇒ PROGRESSIVE DEMOCRATS

⇒AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY & MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES Local 1684, AFL-CIO

⇒ HUMBOLDT UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST Social Action Committee

⇒COALITION FOR GRASSROOTS PROGRESS

⇒ DEMOCRACY UNLIMITED of Humboldt County

⇒ LINDA ATKINS, Eureka City Councilmember

⇒ CHRIS KERRIGAN, former Eureka City Councilmember

⇒ SHANE BRINTON, former Arcata Mayor & City Councilmember

⇒ NATALIE ARROYO, Eureka City Council candidate

⇒ KIM BERGEL, Eureka City Counsel candidate

Fair Wage Cafe Sept. 27- Awesome Community Event!

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11th FAIR WAGE CAFE

The Cafe is family-friendly, community building, relaxing, and fun event. All free! A large buffet of delicious, nutritious food and sweets with coffee, tea, and juice; fabulous live local music; games for kids (plus a playground and a large grassy area for running around); guest speakers; space for informational tables about your projects or organizations; ways to help raise the minimum wage; and an open setting where you can be social or just eat, listen to the music, read the materials, relax.

WHAT:  Fair Wage Cafe

WHEN:  Saturday, Sept. 27th, 12noon – 5:00pm

WHERE: at Cesar Chavez Park (also know as Hammond or Candy Cane Park) 14 & F Streets, Eureka

WHO:  Open to all, All ages

Link to flier: https://app.box.com/s/1znq9o2rfhayih370dza

We have lots of handbills for the Cafe if you want a stack to pass out.

If you would like to set up a table to share your information with people at the Cafe, please contact us.  (707) 442-7465, info@fairwages.org

Great live local music will include Sarah Torres, BeThIsBell, Charlie Sussman, Tommie Willson, and the  Mad River Rounders!!

Guest speakers will include Natalie Arroyo  and Kim Bergel who are running for Eureka City Council and who strongly support the Fair Wage Act, Measure R!

Strong wages help build strong families! Gatherings build strong communities!

We dedicate this Fair Wage Cafe to Bill Holmes, who passed on August 30th.  Bill was one of the Fair Wage Act creators, a talented troubadour and human rights activist, and a good friend to us and to all people struggling with poverty, bad healthcare, trauma, homelessness, or low wages.  It was Bill’s idea to have these wonderful Cafes!

Eureka’s Fair Wage Folks To Speak At San Jose State University

Eureka’s Fair Wage Folks To Speak At San Jose State University

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March 11th Marks The Year Anniversary Of San Jose’s Successful $10 Minimum Wage Measure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2014
Contact: James Decker (707) 761-5247, info@fairwages.org

Eureka, CA: Proponents of the Eureka Fair Wage Act, or Minimum Wage Ordinance (November 2014 City ballot), will speak at the 1-year anniversary of San Jose’s Measure D, which raised the minimum wage in the City of San Jose to $10 an hour. The anniversary press conference and celebration will be held on Tuesday March 11th at noon on the campus of San Jose State University at the Smith and Carlos Statue. The Fair Wage Folks will join speakers from the minimum wage movement in seven other California cities, talking about their local campaigns to raise wages. San Jose’s workers and economy have experienced positive impacts from Measure D’s higher minimum wage. The Fair Wage Folks are excited to be part of this historic California movement and invite local media outlets to document the March 11 event.

The Eureka Fair Wage Act is a people’s initiative, as was Measure D in San Jose, and will require employers with 25 or more workers in the Eureka city limits to pay a twelve dollar minimum wage.

Article on the history of San Jose’s student-led Measure D:

http://www.thenation.com/blog/167429/student-activism-tip-spear-raising-minimum-wage-san-jose

The public and press are welcome to contact The Fair Wage Folks (707) 442-7465 , info@fairwages.org

and the San Jose Campus Alliance for Economic Justice elishastlaurent@gmail.com

Flier for March 11 anniversary event attached.

San Jose Press Event flyer

Fair Wage Cafe – Jan. 11 @ Labor Temple in Eureka! Noon – 5 Family Event!

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FAIR WAGE CAFE, SATURDAY Jan 11th
@ the Labor Temple, Noon to 5pm

Come on down to the Fair Wage Cafe, Saturday, January 11th! The Cafe is open from 12noon to 5pm at the Labor Temple in Eureka: 840 E Street, 9th & E. Bring friends and family for live music all day, coffee, tea, juice, lunch and snacks. There’s games for kids, fabulous live local music, and everything is Free!

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This Cafe is open for relaxation and community building. If you or your organization want to set up informational tables, please do.

The Fair Wage Cafe is brought to you by the folks who wrote the Eureka Fair Wage Act. Family-friendly event. This is our exciting kick off for a successful year which will end in the people winning a higher minimum wage! Live music from local talents including Sarah Torres, Mad River Rounders, and Bill Holmes! Also, Chris Kerrigan, who will replace Frank Jager as Eureka mayor (hallelujah!) next year will speak.

Please share the FACEBOOK EVENT:  https://www.facebook.com/events/555247401229721/

For more information call (707) 442-7465, email info@fairwages.org or check out fairwages.org

See you there!

The Fair Wage Folks

Fair Wage Cafe – Saturday August 24!

FAIR WAGE CAFE, SATURDAY AUGUST 24th

Come on down to the Fair Wage Cafe, Saturday, August 24th!  The Cafe is open from 12noon to 5pm at the Labor Temple in Eureka:  840 E  Street, where 9th and E intersect.  Bring friends and family for live  music all day, coffee, tea, juice, lunch and snacks.  There’s games for kids, fabulous live music, and everything is Free!

This Cafe is open for relaxation and community building. If you or your organization want to set up informational tables, please do.

The Fair Wage Cafe is brought to you by the folks who wrote the Eureka Fair Wage Act.  Come to the Cafe at the Eureka Labor Temple Saturday, open noon to 5.  Family-friendly event!

Please share the FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/162725027250868/?notif_t=plan_edited

For more information call (707) 442-7465 or email info@fairwages.org.

See you there!

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Fair Wage Cafe! FREE Community Event Sat June 29, Eureka!

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Free Community Event FAIR WAGE CAFE! SATURDAY, JUNE 29 12 Noon to 5:00 pm Hosted by the people who wrote the Eureka Fair Wage Act.

The Fair Wage Cafe is an open and casual space where people of all stripes are free to encounter each other. LIVE MUSIC FUN FOR ALL AGES FREE FOOD KIDS’ GAMES GUEST SPEAKERS RELAX at the LABOR TEMPLE 840 E Street in Eureka, where 9th and E intersect Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/330747823723598/ Please ‘SHARE’ or ‘LIKE’ the event or whatever works to invite people on Facebook!

Stop by for a short time or stay all day. Relax. Enjoy the food, beverages and music. Help build strong community!

Speakers are welcome to talk about fair wages and other labor-related issues.

Local community groups are encouraged to set up information tables. Call (707) 442-7465 or email info@fairwages.org for more info (and if you want to PLAY MUSIC at the Cafe!) http://fairwages.org

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Eureka Fair Wage Act Meetings EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT

Eureka Fair Wage Act Meetings EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT

People welcome to the meetings even if you live outside of Eureka.

The Fair Wage folks urge you to get involved in passing the Eureka Fair Wage Act, also known as the Minimum Wage Ordinance.  If passed through a popular vote, the Act would require large employers with 25 or more workers in Eureka to pay a $12 dollar minimum wage.  A higher minimum wage, with a small business exception, will improve lives, make Walmart reconsider its presence in Eureka, boost the local economy, bring employment up, and allow individuals who work full time to rise just above the federal poverty level.

Meetings for the Eureka Fair Wage Act are now every Wednesday at 6:15pm at the Eureka Labor Temple, 840 E Street.  More information can be found and questions answered by visiting the Eureka Fair Wage Act website, fairwages.org, or by calling 707-442-7465.  If you are interested in helping the campaign in any way, wherever you live, please get in contact.