The Transylvania Times -

Raising Wages Picnic Planned For Sept. 2 - Brevard, NC


August 24, 2017

The people of Transylvania County are invited to Raising Wages Labor Day Weekend Picnic to be held Sept. 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Silvermont Park.

Research polls show a majority of citizens in North Carolina support raising the minimum wage from the current $7.25 an hour. A bill introduced in the last N.C. legislative session would raise wages in rural North Carolina communities to $12 an hour by 2020. Workers earning this minimum wage, or even a bit higher, even those working full time, simply cannot put food on their tables and a roof over their heads without additional public or p...

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