Living Wage


For Immediate Release April 20, 2017 Victory Delivered With All Year-Round ACC County Workers to be Paid a Living Wage! As of July 1, all Athens-Clarke County year-round workers will be paid a minimum hourly rate of $11.60/hour as a result of the County compensation study findings and tireless work […]

Victory Delivered – All Year-Round ACC County Workers to be ...


Let’s be honest, 2016 was ROUGH, but good work was done and Athens for Everyone & progressives in Georgia still have reasons to celebrate…here are some of the best of many! Help us make 2017 an even bigger success! Donate today! 10. Consent Culture Now! Rally a Success! On a freezing […]

Top 10 Moments of 2016 for Athens for Everyone!


Last night the ACC Mayor & Commission adopted a budget for the 2017 fiscal year that created a path for nearly 100 part-time county workers to be paid a living wage, but left uncertainty for the remaining workers. Since the fall of 2015, Athens for Everyone has been fighting for all county employees […]

County Budget provides “path” to Living Wages for Some but ...



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2016   Athens for Everyone Delivers Petition Demanding Living Wages for All ACCUG Employees   At the February 16th Mayor and Commission Agenda Setting meeting, Athens for Everyone submitted a petition containing approximately 650 signatures from residents and Athens workers. The petition demands that the Athens-Clarke […]

Athens for Everyone Delivers Petition Demanding Living Wages for All ...


#FightFor15 is happening in Georgia! On Thursday, February 11th, 2016 at 1pm at the Georgia State Capitol, the Georgia Senate Insurance and Labor Committee is having the first ever hearing on a bill to raise the Georgia State minimum wage from $5.15 to $15. This is a historic, big deal, […]

Help Convince Georgia Legislators to Increase Min. Wage to $15!


As the Athens-Banner Herald reported, the ACC Board of Elections is pushing for all poll workers to be paid a Living Wage starting July 2016. The Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections is backing an attempt by Elections Supervisor Gail Schrader to boost the pay of poll workers, a move Schrader […]

Board of Elections Pushing for Poll Workers to Be Paid ...



Tuesday night, dozens of Athenians filled City Hall to show their support for a Living Wage to be paid to ALL County workers. At the end of a very long Mayor & Commission voting session the once standing-room-only crowd had only gotten slightly smaller but more energized as they prepared […]

[VIDEO] A4E introduces ACC Living Wage Policy to Mayor & ...


Living Wage Supporters
Tuesday night, dozens of Athenians filled City Hall to show their support for a Living Wage to be paid to ALL County workers. At the end of a very long Mayor & Commission voting session the once standing-room-only crowd had only gotten slightly smaller but more energized as they prepared […]

A4E Presents ACC Living Wage Policy to Mayor & Commission