Watch Ari Testify for a Living Wage for Employees in Big Box Stores

Headshot of Ari Weisbard our Advocacy ManagerEJC Advocacy Manager Ari Weisbard testified this morning about why the District should require large retailers to pay their employees a living wage. Ari’s written testimony is here, but it’s better to watch a few clips below. Either way, please followup with an  email to your Councilmember today to support this bill.

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After the main part of his testimony, Ari responded to a question from Councilmember Muriel Bowser about why it makes sense for the bill to require a living wage for large retail store workers, but not for home health aids.