Raise Up Cleveland

CLEVELAND – Mayor Frank Jackson is a longtime supporter of better pay for the working poor. As Cleveland City Council President, he lobbied and passed a city plan to pay a “living wage” of $10/hour. The idea was for Cleveland’s plan to spread to the county, other cities and statewide. But that never happened. Now […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Several workers were rallying outside Cleveland City Hall Thursday to demand a $15 minimum wage available in states like New York and California. Organizers say the demonstration involved workers in the fast food industry, nursing homes, hospitals and airports. The “Raise up Cleveland” campaign is also filing an initiative petition with the clerk of council. […]