Labor Organizers and Supporters Ask Pasadena to Keep the $15 Promise

Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News

Scores of National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) supporters held a car caravan around City Hall and Old Town Pasadena Thursday afternoon to show support for minimum wage workers. 

The members want the City Council to know they need to keep the promise of the minimum wage ordinance by raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour on July 1, 2020. 

Photo by Terry Miller / Beacon Media News

The protesters met in All Saints Church’s parking lot and proceeded to drive around town to in support of essential workers who risk going to work every day in food services, health care services, cleaning services or as gardeners or day laborers during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Mayor Tornek has vowed to keep the promise. 

May 22, 2020

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tmiller Terry Miller has been in the newspaper business for 35 plus years, following in the footsteps of his father who was a Foreign Correspondent for the London Daily Telegraph when the family emigrated to New York from London abroad the Queen Mary. When not shooting pictures or chasing a breaking news story, Miller spends entirely too much time and effort with Little British Sports Cars...more like an addiction, his wife of 20 years says.

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