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 252 signatures
Number Date Name Location Why do you agree with this ...
252 1 week ago Sarah Hutchinson Ithaca, NY As someone who has worked as a server and in other low-wage jobs, I understand that the cost of living and the minimum wage are severely out of line. Something needs to be done about this, and this ...
251 3 weeks ago Christine Morrissey Ithaca, NY every working person deserves a living wage..raising it is the least our legislators can do. I will not suppott any business or legislator voting against this issue.
250 3 weeks ago Sara Benson Ithaca, NY
249 3 weeks ago leslie brack ithaca, NY
248 1 month ago Neal Pritchard CORNING, NY
247 2 months ago Sara Schaffzin Ithaca, NY
246 3 months ago Kathryn Russell Ithaca, NY
245 3 months ago Dennis Anello Ithaca, NY
244 3 months ago Jill Ullian Ithaca, NY
243 5 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 6 months ago Rita Boratav Ithaca, NY
241 7 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 months ago Ellen Rosten Ithaca, NY All workers deserve a living wage.
236 10 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 10 months ago Michael Marks Ithaca, NY
234 10 months ago Anne Wiegard Groton, NY
233 10 months ago Linda Hoffmann Ithaca, NY
232 10 months ago Carol Painter Ithaca, NY
231 10 months ago Sandra Stein Ithaca, NY Workers deserve to make at least a Living Wage.
230 10 months ago Cris McConkey Trumansburg, NY
229 10 months ago Elaine Gries ithaca, NY Everyone who works deserves a living wage.
228 10 months ago Merdith Williams Freeville, NY It's only fair.
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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