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Council Approves Bills For ‘Fair Workweek’ And $15/hr. Wage Hike

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 09/12/2018 - 12:00pm in

The 24-year-old graduate of Olney High School left his job at a Target store two weeks ago because the company couldn’t accommodate his schedule — he’s only able to work daytime hours because in the evenings, he has to take care of a nephew who has cerebral palsy. Now, he works at Ross on City Avenue, where he’s in charge of making sure people don’t steal. But because he’s only getting 25 hours, he makes about $200 each week. His managers said they’re trying to make him full-time. If he could even get 32 hours a week, he said, it would make a big difference to his relatives, including his grandmother, who has cancer.

Turning Outward for Community-Wide Change

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 30/10/2014 - 10:46am in