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001 Australia Queensland Australia and New Zealand Carseldine BIGA Basic Income Guarantee Australia

A Universal Basic Income is an unconditional cash payment to individuals sufficient to meet basic needs


Promoting a universal basic income guarantee as a just path to poverty elimination, economic security and solidarity
002 Belgium
Worldwide Brussels
Catch the Flame - An electronic relay race

Alternative Olympic Flame


Brings attention to the need for the Olympics movement to stamp out abuses of labour standards in workplaces making Olympics goods
003 Canada BC
Vancouver
A Living Wage for Families

Work should lift you out of poverty, not keep you there



004 Canada NL
St John's
Make Work Pay Coalition

A just wage for all


Promoting a just minimum wage for the working people of the province.
005 Canada ON
Ottawa NAPO / ONAP National Anti-Poverty Organization / Organisation nationale anti-pauvreté

Make the Minimum Wage a Living Wage


Llabour, faith, student, women, anti-poverty and immigrant and visible minority groups working together with provincial coalitions
006 Canada ON
Toronto
Against Wage-Labour

Anti-wage-labour activists and members of the international working class movement


Striving to unite and organize the working masses against the foundation of wage-slavery
007 Canada ON
Toronto
Campaign for $15 and Fairness

We demand a $15 minimum wage and fairness - decent hours, paid sick days, respect at work, and rules that protect all of us



008 Canada ON
Toronto
Low Wage Economy

Wrong Direction for Canada


We don't want a low-wage future for our families or our communities
009 Canada ON
Waterloo
Tamarack - An Institute for Community Engagement

The Vibrant Communities Living Wage Learning Initiative


Assists communities on if and how they productively employ a voluntary or regulatory approach in their efforts to reduce poverty.
010 England
Worldwide London
Global Week of Action

Setting The Peoples Agenda April 10 - 16, 2005

Individuals, organisations and trade campaigns unite to be part of one of the biggest mobilisations against poverty ever
011 England Greater London Worldwide London
War on Want

Fights poverty in developing countries in partnership with people affected by globalisation


We campaign for human rights and against the root causes of global poverty, inequality and injustice.
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012 England Greater London Nation Wide London FBU Fire Brigades Union

fair pay for the fire service



013 England Greater London
London WDM World Development Movement

Justice for the world's poor


We campaign for fairer world trade, regulating multinationals and cancelling Third World debt.
014 England GTM Nation Wide Manchester
30K Fire Pay

Pay Campaign for the Fire Service


Campaign by firefighters and fire control staff for professional pay of 30 thousand pounds.
015 England GTM
Manchester GMPLU Greater Manchester Low Pay Unit





Provides a high quality FREE and CONFIDENTIAL telephone advice service about rights at work.
016 England Oxfordshire Worldwide Oxford GCAP Global Call for action Against Poverty
WHITE BAND You can be part of this global movement by wearing the white band in 2005. Join the Global Call to action Against Poverty.


Committed to forcing world leaders to live up to their promises, and to make a breakthrough on poverty in 2005.
017 England West Midlands


West Midlands Low Pay Unit






018 England Yorkshire
Dewsbury PERS Pay & Employment Rights Service





Provides a range of free and affordable employment rights services to individuals and employers
019 Germany

Berlin
Mindestlohn ~ Für einen gesetzlichen Mindestlohn

No wages under 7,50 euro in the hour
Minimum wage ~ for a legal minimum wage
Demands for improved wages, better jobs, working conditions, and representation.
020 Ireland

Dublin
Make Poverty History Ireland Campaign

An alliance of development organisations, trade unions and campaigning groups


Mobilising around key opportunities in 2005 to drive forward the struggle against poverty and injustice.
021 Korea

Seoul CCEJ Citizens' Coalition for Economic Justice





A nationwide citizens' movement working for economic justice, environment protection and democratic development
022 Russia

St. Petersberg
Russian Wages HQ
Pay us our wages

English Support Russian Workers' Campaign Against The Scandal of Unpaid Wages
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023 Russia

St. Petersberg
Russian Wages HQ
Pay us our wages

Russian Support Russian Workers' Campaign Against The Scandal of Unpaid Wages
024 Scotland Lanark
Glasgow
Scottish Low Pay Unit

Campaigning for fairness at work


An independent organisation committed to improving the position of low paid workers
025 UK Greater London
London
Low Pay Unit





The leading source of information and advice on the rights of low paid workers.
026 US CA
Berkeley
Center for Labor Research and Education

Living Wage


Reports about a series of studies to assess the economic impact of living wage initiatives on the workforce in California.
027 US CA Central San Joaquin Valley Fresno
Community Alliance





A magazine about building a powerful progressive movement that will support rights, and a living wage for all working people.
028 US CA
Los Angeles LAANE Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy

Fighting For Fair Wages in our City


Recognized as a national authority on issues affecting the working poor and an innovator in the fight against working poverty.
029 US CA San Francisco East Bay region Oakland EBASE East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy





Supports research, policy development, coalition building, leadership development around issues impacting the low-wage workforce
030 US CA
Sacramento
California Minimum Wage Increase

Get your new CalBizCentral Employer Posters that reflect the new California minimum wage increase.


Post the new Employer Posters in your place of business by January 1, 2007, in order to stay compliant with state and federal law.
031 US CA
Sacramento
Sacramento Living Wage Campaign

Sacramento Needs a Living Wage!


Community members, labor leaders, religious institutions and concerned citizens that address the problem of working poverty
032 US CA
San Diego
San Diego Living Wage Campaign





Dedicated to securing livable wages and dignity on the job for the thousands of low-wage workers that operate our regional economy
033 US CA
San Jose WPUSA Working Partnerships USA





Crafts innovative solutions to the problems of the New Economy
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034 US CA
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Living Wage Coalition






035 US CA
Santa Barbara PUEBLO People United for Economic justice, Building Leadership through Organizing





A leading voice for economic justice: living wage campaign, campaign to decrease bus fares, Working Families Agenda development.
036 US CA Sonoma County Santa Rosa
Living Wage Coalition of Sonoma County






037 US CA
Stanford SLAC Stanford Labor Action Coalition





A group of active Stanford students who work closely with workers, local unions, other student groups, faculty, community groups
038 US DC Nationwide Washington
Living Wage for Colleges and Universities





Fighting to ensure that colleges and universities pay all of their employees a wage that meets their basic needs
039 US DC
Washington
Fairness Initiative on Low-Wage Work





Low-Wage Work leads to harsh working conditions, reduced benefits, and fewer opportunities for advancement for workers
040 US DC
Washington
Half In Ten: From Poverty to Prosperity

A Campaign to Cut Poverty in the United States in Half in Ten Years


A nonpartisan, research, organizing and educational campaign dedicated to reducing poverty in the USA by 50% within ten years.
041 US DC
Washington ACORN Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now

Living Wage Resource Center


Includes a brief history of the movement, background materials, and links to other living wage-related sites.
042 US DC
Washington EPF Employment Policy Foundation

Living Wage Research


Living Wage Movement is the creation Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) to elevate the hourly wage rate
043 US DC
Washington LWAC Living Wage Action Coalition





Students and recent grads from campuses that share experiences from their living wage and student-worker solidarity campaigns
044 US DC
Washington MWW Making Wages Work





Policies and programs that supplement income & wages in order to help families escape poverty, as well as avoid welfare dependency
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045 US FL Southwest Florida Immokalee CIW Coalition of Immokalee Workers HQ
Boycott the Bell! Taco Bell Boycott Headquarters


Campaign in support of thousands of hard-working Florida farmworkers who pick tomatoes at a unchanged piece rate
046 US FL Miami-Dade County Miami
Miami Workers Center





A strategy and organizing center for low-income communities and low-wage workers
047 US FL
St Petersburg
Floridians For All

Floridians for All PAC


A campaign to raise the Florida minimum wage
048 US GA
Atlanta
Atlanta Living Wage Coalition





It is time for a Living Wage in Atlanta!
049 US IN
Indianapolis
Indianapolis Living Wage Campaign





A Living Wage Ordinance for Indianapolis
050 US IN
Notre Dame PSA Progressive Student Alliance

Justice for Notre Dame Workers



051 US IN
Richmond
The Earlham College Fair Wage Campaign





A group of community members (students, staff and faculty) who seek to implement a fair wage policy at Earlham College
052 US KS
Manhattan MAPJ Manhattan Alliance for Peace & Justice

Living Wage Project


To receive public funds for economic development, these companies should have to pay their employees a minimum Living Wage.
053 US MA
Cambridge
Harvard Living Wage Campaign




English/Spanish A campaign to eradicate poverty wages at harvard - because workers can't eat prestige
054 US MA
Cambridge
Occupation: The story of the Harvard living wage sit-in

EnMasseFilms documents the historic three-week sit-in by the Harvard Living Wage Campaign.


A dynamic story of how students and immigrant janitors took on - and defeated - one of the most powerful corporations in the world
055 US MD
Baltimore SLAC Student Labor Action Committee

Living Wage Campaign


A group of students, faculties, and local activists concerned about labor and social justice issues
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056 US MD
Baltimore UWA United Workers Association





Organizes the Low-Wage Workers of Maryland
057 US MI
Ann Arbor SOLE Students Organizing for Labor and Economic Equality





Student organization at the University of Michigan
058 US MN
St Paul
JOBS NOW
JNC JOBS NOW Coalition


Committed to the idea that all Minnesota workers will have the opportunity to earn a family-supporting wage.
059 US MN
St Paul SLAC Student Labor Action Coalition
Mac SLAC



Presented by the student body at Macalester College
060 US NM
Albuquerque
New Mexico Fair Wage

New Mexico Living Wage


Hard work deserves fair pay
061 US NM
Santa Fe
Santa Fe Living Wage Network





The first city in the country with the Living Wage ordinance that applies broadly to the private sector.
062 US NY
East Syracuse
Syracuse Living Wage Campaign





A coalition of community, labor, and religious groups, and concerned citizens, working together to create a Living Wage ordinance
063 US NY Worldwide New York
Fight for $15

Changing the debate around income inequality, and growing our strikes and rallies to more than 200 cities and 35 countries on 6 continents.



064 US NY
New York
Living Wage NYC

Organizing to pass a living wage ordinance which would require a living wage of $10 per hour plus benefits, or $11.50 per hour without benefits.



065 US NY
New York
New Party

Living Wage Campaign


To keep people informed about the various living wage campaigns across the country
066 US NY
New York
Raise The Floor

Wages and Policies that work for All of Us


Promotes wages and policies that work so we can all make ends meet.
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067 US NY
Palisades
Waging a Living - Roger Weisberg's alarming and heart-wrenching new documentary

This film puts a human face on the growing economic squeeze that is forcing millions of workers into the ranks of the poor.


The documentary chronicles the day-to-day battles of four low-wage earners fighting to lift their families out of poverty.
068 US OH
Columbus
Raise The Wage

Ohioans For A Fair Minimum Wage


Help Us Make A Fair Minimum Wage a reality for Ohio workers.
069 US OR Medford and the Rogue Valley Medford
Medford Living Wage Campaign





It is our goal to have the Medford City Council pass a Living Wage Ordinance
070 US PA
Pittsburgh
Living Wage Committee





A progressive activist group on the University of Pittsburgh campus
071 US PA
Pittsburgh APA Alliance for Progressive Action

Western PA Living Wage Campaign


For Communities Where Families Can Afford To Live and Work
072 US PA
State College
Living Wage Calculator

A living wage calculator to estimate the cost of living in your community or region.


The calculator lists typical expenses, the living wage and typical wages for the selected location.
073 US PA
Swarthmore SLWDC Swarthmore College Living Wage and Democracy Campaign





Swarthmore staff, faculty and students working to improve staff wages, transparency of staff-related decisions, staff inclusion
074 US RI
Providence
Poverty Institute at Rhode Island College School of Social Work

Poverty Institute


Works to promote economic security and a balanced approach to economic development for low and moderate-income Rhode Islanders
075 US RI
Providence AFL-CIO American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations

Rhode Island AFL-CIO Dislocated Workers Program



076 US TN
Nashville TIRN Tennessee Industrial Renewal Network

Nashville Living Wage Campaign



077 US TX
Austin ALWC Austin Living Wage Coalition





Dedicated to the principle that every working person is entitled to a decent standard of living.
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078 US TX
Austin ULW Universal Living Wage

United We Stand!


To ensure that all 40 hour a week workers will be able to afford housing wherever they do that work.
079 US VA
Charlottesville LAG Labor Action Group

Labor Action Group at the University of Virginia


We believe that people should have a voice in matters affecting them as employees.
080 US VA
Charlottesville LAG Labor Action Group

Living Wage Campaign


An organization of students, faculty, staff, and local community members dedicated to fighting for the rights of working people
081 US WI South Central Wisconsin Madison
Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice of South Central Wisconsin





To improve wages, benefits and working conditions for workers, especially low-wage workers.
082 US WI Dane County Madison
Dane County Living Wage Campaign

Living Wages for a Stronger Community


A day's work deserves a fair day's pay, and if you want to do business with taxpayers' dollars, you must pay decent wages

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