“In the face of injustice, dissent is dignity. Just this week, the state legislature moved to roll back the state’s minimum wage.
For the brave women and men with whom I stood protesting for a basic living wage, the $200 fine we have each been charged will cost each of them nearly two days work — if they earned $15 an hour. At $9.25, that’s 21 hours of work.
We have a responsibility to keep working for a more just, more equitable, more sustainable Michigan."
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