People Before Profits

During the 2015 legislative session, the CCI Action team will work hard to ensure people come before profits in Iowa.

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Our Wages, Our Work – Worker Justice to Build a People and Planet First Iowa

Our Legislative Priorities: Raise the minimum wage to $15/hour and index the minimum wage for annual cost of living increases; implement anti-wage theft provisions with increased fines and penalties for businesses that commit wage theft, and require businesses guilty of wage theft to provide this information to the public for up to 5 years; Increase Iowa Workforce Development funding in order to hire more workers to pursue wage theft cases and put proper penalties into action.

Our Paychecks, Our Security – Financial Policy to Build a People and Planet First Iowa

Our Legislative Priorities: Cap payday loan interest rates at 36 percent – the same rate as banks and credit unions; enact stronger regulations on payroll debit cards.

Check out our full People and Planet First 2015 legislative agenda.

We’ll be sure to keep you updated as the legislative session warms up.

 

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