Important Update and Thank You's!

PLEASE PASS THIS EMAIL ON TO OTHERS WHO MIGHT BE INTERESTED January 15, 2010 Dear Raise the Wage Supporters, In the Fall of 2008 a group of Greensboro citizens launched the Raise the Wage Campaign to raise the minimum wage in Greensboro to $9.82/hour. This…Read More

Raise the Wage Update 12-28

Greetings RtW supporters. At 4:30 today we turned in just over 3000 signatures to the city clerk. This is about 650 more than the bare minimum we needed - - however, we do not yet know how many will be disqualified. The Board of Elections has until Jan. 4 to…Read More

Signature Deadline Extended to 12/28

Hey folx, Just a quick note to let y'all know that we have another week to collect signatures due to the holidays. We're working hard out here to make this thing happen. Even the biggest snow of the century (ha) can't keep us from the parking lots, sidewalks,…Read More

Raise the Wage Deadline 12/21!

Howdy RtW supporters! So we got the final count back from the Board of Elections yesterday, Dec. 11, which means we have till the 21st (10 days) to make up the balance of VALID signatures. That number is roughly 2500. That is a lot to get in a short amount of…Read More

Raise the Wage update 12/4

Greetings RtW supporters! We are still waiting to hear from the Board of Elections on the final count of valid signatures. According to the law, they had until 15 days post the recent election to finish the validation process. The election was held on Nov 3,…Read More

Raise the Wage Update 10/16

greetings RtW supporters! just wanted to send a quick note to let y'all know that we are still waiting to hear from the board of elections about our final count of "valid" signatures. however, we know that we will be short of the 8432 that we need to progress…Read More


 Today, Friday Sept. 25 marks one year since we began the Raise the Wage Campaign in its current incarnation. At 4PM we'll be handing in over 8400 signatures on the petition calling for city council to ratify our ordinance lays out the policy and procedure…Read More
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