Business Support for a $15 Minimum Wage

Below is a SAMPLER of businesses and business organizations that have supported raising the minimum wage to $15. They are listed starting with the federal minimum wage and followed alphabetically by state and then select local campaigns: California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC and Baltimore.

FEDERAL: $15 by 2024 (not necessarily endorsing a particular bill)

Business Networks

Business for a Fair Minimum Wage

American Sustainable Business Council

Green America’s Green Business Network

Main Street Alliance

Patriotic Millionaires

Businesses (Sampler)

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4 Seasons Christmas Tree and Produce Farm

A Few Cool Hardware Stores

Amalgamated Bank

American Income Life

Arias Agencies

Broadway Bicycle School

Busboys & Poets Restaurants

Cambridge Naturals

Cappello's

Cortech Solutions, Inc.

Cosmic Catering and Cafe

Dr. Bronner’s

Earth Friendly Products (Makers of ECOS)

Eileen Fisher

Equal Exchange

Exact Solar

Follow Your Heart (Earth Island)

Gabby's Burgers and Fries

Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center & The Kitchen Bar

Heron Botanicals

James Cunningham Agency - American Income Life

La Barberia

The Lancaster Food Company

La Quercia

Lucia's World Emporium

Metaphrasis Language & Cultural Solutions

Molded Dimensions

MOM’s Organic Market

Native American Natural Foods (makers of the Tanka Bar)

Organic India USA

Organic Valley

Panther Coffee

The People's Pint

Perez APC

Poseidon's Pantry

Raygun LLC

Real Pickles

Rise Up Coffee Roasters

Skinny Salamis

Sora Digital

Specialty Food Sales

Sprayology

W.S. Badger Company

Zoar Outdoor

 

CALIFORNIA: $15 by 2022/2023* (RAISE PASSED 2016)

*$15 by 2022 for employers with 26 or more employees, and $15 by 2023 for employers with 25 or fewer employees.

Business for a Fair Minimum Wage

American Sustainable Business Council

Archi's Acres

Beanfields Snacks

Cole Hardware

Dr. Bronner's

Earth Friendly Products

Eleek Incorporated

Fireclay Tile

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Pacifica

Parnassus Investments

Sambazon

Solar Works

Sun Light & Power

Town Kitchen

Wetzel's Pretzels

 

ILLINOIS: $15 by 2022 (ONGOING)

Business for a Fair Minimum Wage

American Sustainable Business Council

Cafe Moxo

Dimo’s Pizza

Earth Friendly Products

Hel’s Kitchen Catering

Kennedy's Creative Awards

Metaphrasis Language & Cultural Solutions

Mightybytes

Olson & Associates

Threshold Acoustics

WindSolarUSA

WorldFinds

 

MARYLAND: $15 by 2022/2023* (ONGOING)

*$15 by 2022 for employers with 26 or more employees, and $15 by 2023 for employers with 25 or fewer employees.

Business for a Fair Minimum Wage

American Sustainable Business Council

Baltimore Bicycle Works

B’more Organic

British-American Auto Care

Busboys and Poets Restaurants

Community Forklift

MOM’s Organic Market

 

MASSACHUSETTS: $15 by 2021 (ONGOING)

For the growing list of over 200 Massachusetts Business for a Fair Minimum Wage statement signers see: bit.ly/BFMWMASIGS

Sample Signers:

Business for a Fair Minimum Wage

American Sustainable Business Council

Green America's Green Business Network

Responsible Wealth

Barton's Angels Home Health Care

Berkshire Natural

Bon Me Restaurants

Boston Organics

Cambridge Naturals

City Fresh Foods

Commonwealth Kitchen

Equal Exchange

Fresh Hair

Formaggio Kitchen

Great Sky Solar

Grossman Marketing

Hilltown Tree & Garden

Hollister Staffing

Irving House Inn

Juliet Restaurant

The Just Crust

Kitchen Garden Farm

Organic Valley

PharmaLogics Recruiting

The People’s Pint

Porter Square Books

Tech Networks of Boston

Solventerra

South Mountain Company

Sustainability Roundtable

Wistia

Zoar Outdoor

 

NEW YORK: $15 by 2018/2021/TBD* (RAISED PASSED 2016)

*$15 by 12/31/2018 in New York City for employers with 11 or more employees, $15 by 12/31/2019 in New York City for employers with 10 or fewer employees; $15 by 12/31/2021 for Long Island and Westchester. $12.50 by 12/31/2020 for the rest of state, moving to $15 with annual increases to be determined on a yearly basis. 

Business for a Fair Minimum Wage

American Sustainable Business Council

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

Greater New York Chamber of Commerce

Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York (NOFA-NY)

Amalgamated Bank

Beahive

Ben & Jerry’s

D Alexander Ross Real Estate Capital Partners LLC

Dr. Bronner’s

Drink More Good

IceStone

On Belay Business Advisors Inc.

Paper House Productions

Silk Oak and Ithacamade

Spectronics Corporation

Tigress Financial Partners, LLC

 

PENNSYLVANIA: $15 by 2024 (ONGOING)

Business for a Fair Minimum Wage

Arias Agencies

Cosmic Catering and Cafe

Exact Solar

Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center & The Kitchen Bar

La Barberia

The Lancaster Food Company

MOM’s Organic Market

 

WASHINGTON, DC: $15 by 2020 (RAISE PASSED 2016)

Business for a Fair Minimum Wage

American Sustainable Business Council

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A Few Cool Hardware Stores

Amalgamated Bank

Ben & Jerry’s

Busboys & Poets and Mulebone Restaurants

Dr. Bronner’s

Florida Avenue Grill

MOM’s Organic Market

The Public Option

Shea Yeleen

Wetzel’s Pretzels

 

BALTIMORE CITY: $15 by 2022/2026* (2017 Passed City Council, Mayor Vetoed)

*$15 by 2022 for employers with 50 or more employees, and $15 by 2026 for employers with fewer than 50 employees.

Business for a Fair Minimum Wage

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Baltimore Bicycle Works

B’more Organic

The Bookstore Next Door / Charlotte Elliot Inc.

Kroiz Architecture

Light Street Cycles

MOM’s Organic Market

Natural Check LLC

Saratoga Trunk

Sixteen Tons

Soup’s On

Sugar

Toulooloo Restaurant

Trohv

True Vine

Union Craft Brewing

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