105 ALEC bills filed in two years to lower wages
(Source: Teamster Nation, March 5, 2013)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Those charming folks from ALEC have filed 105 bills to lower wages since January 2011, according to a new report by the National Employment Law Project (NELP).
ALEC is the dating service for state lawmakers and corporations. It's backed by a network of greedy billionaires, headed by the Koch brothers.
ALEC drafted bills to repeal state minimum wage laws, reduce the minimum wage for youth and tipped workers, weaken overtime protections and forbid living wage ordinances. One hundred five bills were introduced in 31 states, and 67 of those were sponsored or co-sponsored by ALEC members.
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