Check out the AMAZING coverage of the National Low Wage Worker Day of Action on July 24th to raise the minimum wage ACROSS THE COUNTRY! ROC chapters from NYC to Philly to Miami took to the streets to fight to raise the regular & tipped minimum wage. . .

News Clips

Restaurant Workers Rally for Higher Minimum Wage,” Philadelphia Weekly, July 25, 2012

Miami Minimum Wage Protest: 7 People We Met At The Rally,” Huffington Post Miami, July 25, 2012

Groups rally for increased minimum wage,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 25, 2012

Raise in minimum wage urged,” Toledo Blade, July 25, 2012

Workers rally for increase to minimum wage,”, July 25, 2012

Duluth Ralliers ask for More Liveable Minimum Wage,”, July 25, 2012

Workers, politicians urge minimum wage increase,” Times Herald Record, July 25, 2012

WA Workers Ask, ‘Time to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage?‘” Public News Service, July 25, 2012

OR Workers Rally for Higher Minimum Wage,” Public News Service, July 25, 2012

Man Told to ‘Get a Job’ Responds to Congressman Young,” Gulfport Patch, July 25, 2012

Group protests Romney, Bain Capital in front of local businesses,” Source Newspapers, July 25, 2012

Protestors march downtown to demand minimum wage increase,” Houston, July 25, 2012

Group protests Romney, Bain Capital in front of Southgate businesses,” The Oakland Press, July 25, 2012

Looking for a minimum wage increase,”, July 25, 2012

Workers rally in Parma to raise the minimum wage,”, July 25, 2012

Constituents Rally for Minimum Wage Hike,” St Petersburg Patch, July 25, 2012

Why Conservatives Should Support the Minimum Wage,” Forbes, July 25, 2012

Levittown Workers Rally To Raise Minimum Wage,” Levittown Patch, July 25, 2012

Groups rally nationwide to support upping minimum wage,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 24, 2012

Women Need a Raise in the Minimum Wage,” Forbes, July 24, 2012

Minimum wage hike supporters to rally for $2-an-hour increase,” Cleveland Plain Dealer, July 24, 2012

Marchers Rally In Support Of Raising Federal Minimum Wage,” CBS Sacramento, July 24, 2012

East Tennesseans join movement to protest federal minimum wage,” WBIR-TV, July 24, 2012

Protesters rally to raise the minimum wage,” WAOW-TV, July 24, 2012

It’s Time to Tie Executive Pay to Worker Pay,” Gawker, July 24, 2012

3 Years Without a Raise: Campaign for Higher Minimum Pay Launches,” In These Times, July 24, 2012

Low wage workers join forces in New York City march,” Current TV blog, July 24, 2012

Workers rally in downtown Miami to demand a higher minimum wage,” Miami Herald, July 24, 2012

Low-Wage Workers March For Better Conditions,” NY1 News, July 24, 2012

Chicagoans March for Minimum Wage Increase,” NBC Chicago, July 24, 2012

Maffei to Buerkle: Support minimum wage hike,” Auburn Citizen, July 24, 2012

Demonstrations mark third year of no minimum wage hike,” People’s World, July 24, 2012

Should the Federal Minimum Wage Be Raised?” WCTV, July 24, 2012

Syracuse community leaders seek increase in minimum wage,” Syracuse Post-Standard, July 24, 2012

Protesters raise awareness for minimum wage,”, July 24, 2012

Md. Families Ask Politicians To Raise Minimum Wage,” CBS Baltimore, July 24, 2012

Low-wage workers rally to raise federal, state minimum wage,”, July 24, 2012

Rallies Held to Support Minimum Wage Increase,” KMJ 580AM, July 24, 2012

Union Leaders Calling On Congress to Raise Minimum Wage,” WBFF FOX45, July 24, 2012

California Workers Call For Federal Minimum Wage Increase,” California Capitol Network, July 24, 2012

Raise the minimum wage to $9.80/hour?”, July 24, 2012

Group pushing for ABQ minimum wage hike,”, July 24, 2012

Workers rally in Saginaw Township to raise federal minimum wage,”, July 24, 2012

Fresh push for a higher minimum wage,” SFBay, July 24, 2012

Workers Rally for Increase in Minimum Wage,” WNYC, July 24, 2012

Ohioans Push For Increased Minimum Wage,” Ohio News Network, July 24, 2012

NYC crowd rallies for increase in minimum wage,” Associated Press, July 24, 2012

Activists Mark Three Years Since Last Increase of Minimum Wage,”, July 24, 2012

Rally to Raise Minimum Wage Targets Rep. Young,” St. Petersburg Patch, July 24, 2012

Rally targets upping minimum wage,” Sacramento Business Journal, July 24, 2012

Workers to Rally for Federal Minimum Wage Increase,” NBC Connecticut, July 24, 2012

STUDY: One In Four Private Sector Workers Earn Less Than $10 An Hour,”, July 24, 2012

California Workers to Rally in Support of Increasing Federal Minimum Wage,” KQED, July 24, 2012

Downtown janitors: “Our wages in Miami are too small to survive on”,” Miami Herald, July 24, 2012

Wayne Olsen column: Why I approached Rep. Duffy,” Wausau Daily Herald, July 24, 2012

CT Home to Rich & Poor: Ground Zero for Minimum Wage Action,” Public News Service, July 24, 2012

Protests for higher minimum wage planned in Tampa Bay,” Tampa Bay Business Journal, July 24, 2012

Activists across country gather to support raising minimum wage,” Sacramento Business Journal, July 24, 2012

Minimum Wage Day of Action Marks Congress’ Lack of Action,” The Progressive Pulse, July 24, 2012

Big companies employ two in three low-wage workers,” Daily Kos, July 23, 2012

Advocates for a higher minimum wage plan Tampa Bay protest Tuesday,” Tampa Bay Times, July 23, 2012

Activists seek increase in federal minimum wage,” McClatchy, July 23, 2012

7 Ultra-Rich Companies Rake in Profits While Paying Workers Peanuts,” AlterNet, July 23, 2012

Push by Floridians to Raise Fed’l. Minimum Wage,” Public News Service, July 23, 2012

SEIU Local 517M plans demonstration outside Saginaw Township Toys “R” Us to encourage raising the federal minimum wage,”, July 23, 2012

Minimum wage increase rally to be held outside Blunt’s KC office,” Kansas City Star, July 23, 2012

Anniversary of last minimum wage increase raises issues,”, July 23, 2012

Minimum Wage Debate Comes Back To Capitol Hill,” WAMU 88.5 FM, July 23, 2012

Workers Call On Congress To Raise The Wage,” Levittown Patch, July 23, 2012

Report details retail woes,”, July 22, 2012

Never Mind the Bubbly, Some Can’t Buy Groceries,” New York Times, July 22, 2012

Campaign To Raise Minimum Wage,”, July 22, 2012

Proof That Raising The Minimum Wage Would Not Put Mom and Pop Stores Out Of Business,” Daily Kos, July 22, 2012

Groups call for higher minimum wage,” Kansas City Star/McClatchy, July 21, 2012

Libyan Congress 17% Female; Profits Up, Wages Down,” Womens eNews, July 21, 2012

Advocates Say Low Wages At Chain Restaurant Illustrates Need For Higher Minimum Wage,” Progress Illinois, July 20, 2012

Group protests outside Dunkin’ Donuts in Carlisle,” The Sentinel, July 20, 2012

Faith and community leaders announce rally for living wage,” Amsterdam News, July 19, 2012

Large, Profitable Companies Employ Most Minimum-Wage Earners,” The Nation, July 19, 2012

Planning a March, and Envisioning a Movement, to Unite Low-Wage Workers,” New York Times, July 19, 2012

National Day of Action on behalf of low wage workers set for Times Square,” NY Daily News, July 18, 2012

Blog Posts

Hardworking Americans should not be living in poverty,”, Mary Kay Henry and Christine Owens oped, July 25, 2012

Vets need minimum wage hike,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jon Soltz oped, July 24, 2012

Raising the Minimum Wage Improves Women’s Retirement Security, Too,” NWLC blog, July 24, 2012

Three Years of Congressional Inaction on the Minimum Wage,” Demos Blog, Jack Temple oped, July 24, 2012

Raising minimum wage is good for Main Street,” The Hill, Margot Dorfman oped, July 24, 2012

Where is Obama’s promised minimum-wage hike?,” Reuters, Ralph Nader oped, July 24, 2012

July 24: National Day Of Action To Raise The Federal Minimum Wage,” SEIU Blog, July 23, 2012

Raising the Minimum Wage Is Cheap and Easy,” TruthOut, Dean Baker oped, July 23, 2012

An Increase in the Minimum Wage Is Long Overdue,” U.S. News, Nicole Woo oped, July 20, 2012

Profile of Minimum Wage Workers Isn’t What You Think,” AFL-CIO NOW, July 20, 2012

Want a Real Recovery? Raise the Minimum Wage,” Huffington Post, CAF Blog, July 20, 2012

Raise minimum wage to raise America,” McClatchy, Holly Sklar oped, July 20, 2012

Nearly 3 years, and counting: Minimum wage increase helps working families and the economy,” EPI Blog, July 19, 2012