Monthly Archives March 2017

Bill proposed to raise NC minimum wage to $12 an hour

A press conference held  March 8, 2017 by North Carolina legislators and Raising Wages NC, a growing coalition of workers groups, advocates, businesses and faith leaders ,announced new legislation that would increase the NC’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $12 an hour by 2020; and $15 an hour by 2022. Twenty one states along with North Carolina maintain the federal minimum wage level. Senator Joyce Waddell and Senate Democrats, sponsored Senate Bill 210, Living Wage By 2022, to assist more than 120,000 citizens surviving on the current minimum wage. Women make up more than  two-thirds of all workers that earn the minimum
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“I wanted to share something that happened to me today at work. It let me know that my life has purpose and meaning”

During this winter season, as I look out my window and see the daffodils blooming and trees budding, I am reminded of the promise of spring. Like many people, I dread the dark, cold days of winter, but I have come to realize that we need to endure this difficult season in order to enjoy the beauty and renewal of spring. When it comes to our finances, it is much the same. There are often many obstacles on the path to financial well-being. For residents in our community, there is no need to journey alone thanks to the dedicated team
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