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Action Alert: Make Voices Heard For Wage Theft Ordinance

From our friends at the Fe y Justicia Worker Center:

Make Your Voice Heard!Houston City Council’s Public Safety Committee to Accept Public Comments on Proposed Wage Theft Ordinance
TOMORROW – Tuesday, July 23rd – 10:00am (Arrive 9:30am to secure a seat)
City Council Chambers (901 Bagby, 2nd Fl, Houston, TX 77002)

Your participation and support of the Down with Wage Theft Campaign have got us to this point! Let’s make sure Houston is the first city in Texas to pass a strong Anti-Wage Theft Ordinance to uphold the value of work and level the playing field for responsible businesses.

We have a very narrow window of time to get this ordinance passed and your voice is crucial. If the Committee Hearing is successful, Mayor Parker will put the ordinance on the wider City Council Agenda for a full vote. Let’s win this!!

Two ways you can help:
1. Plan to attend the Committee Hearing to show your support
2. Call the following committee members who are “on the fence” to urge them to represent their constituents’ interests in passing this Anti-Wage Theft Ordinance:

3. Email the members of the Public Safety Committee today urging them to support the ordinance (Sample below)

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