Construction company owner files bill to hurt workers

Read from Kentucky Center for Economic Policy’s Anna Baumann: Worker Protections Undermined by SB 237 A number of harmful bills affecting wages and working conditions have passed this session, making it a year of setbacks for workers already. But SB 237 would make things worse. It shrinks state workplace protections and the number of workers…

Tweet goes viral, shows Mitch’s time may be coming to a close

by Daniel Lowry Marjorie Angelo doesn’t do Twitter. She didn’t know anything about a tweet about Mitch McConnell that was going viral out of Kentucky. Marjorie isn’t even from Kentucky. She lives in Florida. She looked on the Kentucky Democratic Party’s website and found their phone number to say one thing: She wanted to do…

Kentucky Democrats fight for three bills to help Kentucky workers

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2017) – Today the Kentucky Democratic Party announced support of three bills designed to help working families and strengthen Kentucky’s economy. Rep. Sannie Overly sponsored House Bills 178, 179 and 196 that, respectively, raise Kentucky’s minimum wage, promote pay equity and combat misclassification of employees. “These three bills help Kentucky’s workers…