Why We Support Ben Jealous for Governor of Maryland

Why We Support Ben Jealous for Governor of Maryland

Local 400 Strongly Recommends Progressive Champion Local 400 members living in Maryland would benefit greatly if they help elect Ben Jealous (D) their next governor, because he will fight for a $15 minimum wage, debt-free college tuition, bottom-up economic growth,...
Maryland Paid Sick Days Law Takes Effect February 11

Maryland Paid Sick Days Law Takes Effect February 11

In a resounding victory for Maryland’s working families, the House of Delegates and Senate voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of the Healthy Working Families Act, making it the law of the state. As a result, workers at Maryland employers with 15 or more...
Montgomery County Passes $15 Minimum Wage

Montgomery County Passes $15 Minimum Wage

Today, at a ceremony in Rockville, county council members signed legislation to increase the minimum wage to $15 in Montgomery County, Maryland. The council unanimously passed legislation last week to raise the wage to $15 per hour for businesses employing 51 or more...
Huge Issues at Stake In Virginia Elections – Vote November 7th!

Huge Issues at Stake In Virginia Elections – Vote November 7th!

Local 400 members in Virginia—and all the commonwealth’s working families—have much at stake in the Tuesday, November 7th elections for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and the House of Delegates. The Local 400-led Fight for $15 in Richmond has been...
Sep 12: Join Us for the Moral Day of Action!

Sep 12: Join Us for the Moral Day of Action!

Join us for the “Moral Day of Action” in Richmond on Monday, September 12! Moral Day of Action 10:30am @ St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 815 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219 On Saturday, August 13, we made history in Richmond. Thousands and thousands of us marched...