Wage justice

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Amalgamated Bank supports legislation to raise New York’s minimum wage annually to keep up with the rising cost of living and increased worker productivity. Increasing the minimum wage is an essential economic tool to build a thriving and resilient economy because fair wages address the economic inequality faced by many working people.

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Effective July 1, Amalgamated will become the first bank to offer a $20 minimum wage building on its leadership in the ‘Fight for $15’

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Governor Cuomo, Local Business Leaders & Chambers of Commerce Urge New York State Legislature to Enact First-in-the-Nation $15 Minimum Wage. Proposal Would Benefit More than 2.3 Million New Yorkers; Boost Direct Spending Power by $15.7 Billion.

Join the Fight for Fair Pay – Visit www.ny.gov/Fightfor15 to Learn More

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This morning, in response to New York State’s budget agreement on the statewide $15/hr. minimum wage, Keith Mestrich, President and CEO of Amalgamated Bank, said:

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Amalgamated Bank, the leading national progressive bank, today strongly supported the raising of the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Washington, D.C.

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Nation’s Leading Progressive Bank Again Calls On Entire Banking Industry to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

In our rapidly-shifting and uncertain political landscape, the ability of unions to fulfill their responsibilities and protect their right to organize is absolutely critical.

I recently attended a women’s networking event where I joined some of New York’s top female leaders in business and politics to discuss professional challenges that women still face in male-dominated industries, and how we, as women, are working to overcome the gender inequality that remains in benefits, wages, and leadership.