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