Petition in Support of a Living Wage for All Tompkins County Contracted Workers and Workers Employed by Businesses That Receive Economic or Community Development Assistance

The Tompkins County Workers’ Center is working to ensure that all businesses and organizations that contract with Tompkins County, or receive economic or community development assistance, are required to pay all of their workers at least a Living Wage, as defined and updated by Alternatives Federal Credit Union every two years.

This petition has a goal of 2 signatures
1-25 of 247 signatures
Number Date Name Location Why do you agree with this ...
247 3 weeks ago Sara Schaffzin Ithaca, NY
246 1 month ago Kathryn Russell Ithaca, NY
245 1 month ago Dennis Anello Ithaca, NY
244 1 month ago Jill Ullian Ithaca, NY
243 4 months ago Deb Meeker Newfield, NY What could be less inherently reasonable than for a worker to have no real idea what they will have in hand at the end of their day/week? Tipped workers deserve an adequate minimum wage that pays fo...
242 5 months ago Rita Boratav Ithaca, NY
241 6 months ago Heidi Hartman Newfield, NY I believe that if the county truly believes in a Living Wage, then it can encourage other businesses to do so. They should be a role model and insist that contractors do the same.
240 8 months ago Anne Wiegard Groton, NY I agree with this petition in principle, but also because I have been struggling for years to get colleges and universities to pay their part-time professors a living wage. This issue is close to m...
239 9 months ago Leigh Keeley Ithaca, NY Inequality in this country is out of control. We need to take a stand for the rights of workers to be able to live on their income right here at home!
238 9 months ago Katherine Durant Ithaca, NY Paying workers a living wage is the right thing to do. No one who works should have to rely on social services to get an adequate amount of food, and pay for rent and gas and the other necessities ...
237 9 months ago Ellen Rosten Ithaca, NY All workers deserve a living wage.
236 9 months ago Kathleen Halton Ithaca, NY Everyone should make a living wage - anything less is servitude. No one working full time should be eligible for, or need social services under normal circumstances.
235 9 months ago Michael Marks Ithaca, NY
234 9 months ago Anne Wiegard Groton, NY
233 9 months ago Linda Hoffmann Ithaca, NY
232 9 months ago Carol Painter Ithaca, NY
231 9 months ago Sandra Stein Ithaca, NY Workers deserve to make at least a Living Wage.
230 9 months ago Cris McConkey Trumansburg, NY
229 9 months ago Elaine Gries ithaca, NY Everyone who works deserves a living wage.
228 9 months ago Merdith Williams Freeville, NY It's only fair.
227 9 months ago Norma Helsper Ithaca, NY It is fair, and will help the general local economy.
226 9 months ago Eleanor May Ithaca, NY People who work need a living wage.
225 9 months ago Jane Jones Ithaca, NY All deserve living wage or more!
224 9 months ago Robin Treon Ithaca, NY
223 9 months ago Rhoda Linton Newfield, NY
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Tompkins County Workers’ Center

115 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street (above Autumn Leaves Used Books), Ithaca,  New York 14850

(607) 269-0409