Maine Women's Lobby

Maine Legislature

Sen. Millett’s bill would guarantee paid sick days for working Mainers

41 million people, more than a third of American workers, don’t have the option of taking a single paid sick day from their jobs. A new bill introduced Wednesday at

Maine Women's Lobby

Eight Democrats join Gov. LePage in minimum wage rollback attempt

It appears Democrats in the Maine Legislature are splitting on the minimum wage, with at least six Democratic representatives and two senators breaking with their party to co-sponsor legislation to

Maine Children's Alliance

Minimum wage campaign announces more than 90 endorsements

From churches to unions to business groups, more than 90 organizations have now joined the Mainers for Fair Wages coalition in support of Question 4 in next Tuesday’s election. Endorsers

Maine Small Business Coalition

Three things your restaurant boss won’t tell you about raising Maine’s minimum wage

The subminimum wage for tipped workers is a shady and often-misunderstood aspect of Maine’s labor laws. Most Mainers don’t realize that workers who receive at least $30 a month in

Planned Parenthood

Maine minimum wage increase is a ‘women’s issue’

“On this anniversary of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the Maine Women’s Lobby asks all Maine voters to join us in voting yes on Question 4,” announced Eliza Townsend at a