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The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

The Nation's Premier Civil and Human Rights Coalition

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights  & The Leadership Conference Education Fund
The Nation's Premier Civil and Human Rights Coalition

 
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Congress Introduces Legislation to Raise Federal Minimum Wage

Sens. Bernie Sanders, I. Vt., and Patty Murray, D. Wash., and Reps. Bobby Scott, D. Va., and Keith Ellison, D. Minn., on Thursday introduced the Raise The Wage Act of 2017, which would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024, gradually eliminate the subminimum wage for tipped working people, and sunset the ability of employers to pay working people with a disability a subminimum wage. It would also index the minimum wage to median wages.

Leadership Conference Opposes Intended Nomination of Mark Green

Merkley, Cicilline Reintroduce Equality Act to Protect LGBTQ Americans

Texas Voter ID Law Ruled Intentionally Discriminatory

Judge Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court

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Communities Against Hate is a national initiative to collect data and respond to incidents of violence, threats, and property damage motivated by hate around the United States. The initiative is led by The Leadership Conference Education Fund, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and  partner organizations representing diverse communities that reflect the fabric of America. Go to: communitiesagainsthate.org to learn more.

 

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