Labor

I will stand against state “right to work” proposals as these entrap workers in unfair and exploitative employment. This would mean preventing employers from damaging the workers’ right to organize and form union to protect fair wages and working conditions. Employers often use right to work laws to subvert the union. Kentucky unions have historically been an active and vital force for working people in the state.

Work to support city and state level workers grievance pathways through the Human Relations Board in Louisville and other EEOC processes.

Support a 15.00 minimum wage and work to protect annual cost-of-living increases that help to protect vulnerable workers from falling further behind.