Let Justice Roll in the News

Chuck Arnold
Sep 3 2010 Lompoc Record

Labor Day this year is celebrated Monday, Sept. 6. The first Labor Day in the United States was celebrated on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City. The U.S. military and...

Stephanie Coble Hankins
Jul 28 2010 Atlanta Journal Constitution
Pro & Con: Should the minimum wage be indexed for inflation?

YES: Stop making this issue a political football; be fair to workers

On top of all the problems working families face in this bleak...

Jul 26 2010 Hammond Daily Star (La.)
The value of minimum wage today is lower than the value of minimum wage in 1956, according to the Let Justice Roll coalition of faith, community and business organizations.

The decline in worker buying power is one of the reasons...

Ray Criscoe
Jul 26 2010 Courier Tribune (NC)
There is some good news regarding the not only recent but apparently never-ending heat wave. Yes, good news, which you can always find if you dig deep enough. Apparently, it’s too hot even for criminals. Now it may be the heat has dazed me and I’...
Diane Stafford
Jul 24 2010 Kansas City Star

Today, July 24, is the date that last...

Jul 23 2010

July 24 is the anniversary of last year’s raise in the federal minimum wage and no new increases are scheduled. The minimum wage is so low today at $7.25 an hour, says the Let Justice Roll Living Wage Campaign, that it’s lower...

David Goodman
Jul 23 2010 Religious Action Center RAC Blog
This Saturday, July 24th, has a dubious distinction among those of us fighting for economic justice: it will be the first time in three years that July 24th did not signify an increase in the federal minimum wage. In June 2007, ...
Michael Cass
Jun 16 2010 The Tennessean
The Metro Council overwhelmingly approved a $1.52 billion city-operating budget Tuesday that avoids a property tax increase and deep cuts in services, while giving government employees a 2 percent bonus.

The budget also fully funds...
Jun 15 2010 The Tennessean
Critics of the size and reach of government lately may have left the impression that city, state and federal authorities are packing staffs and agencies with well-paid workers, draining the treasuries filled by hard-earned taxpayer dollars.