New Orleans City Business, 7/20/07
METAIRIE - Seven Louisiana business people have signed a nationwide statement in support of the higher federal minimum wage, which takes effect Tuesday.
Business for a Fair Minimum Wage, a project of Boston-based Business for Shared Prosperity, is collecting signatures from businesses across the country in support of the higher minimum wage at www.businessforafairminimumwage.org.
The Louisiana signatures are from:
- Evelyn Cathey, Mandeville, president of Creations Galore.
- Donna Cleary, Baton Rouge, owner and CEO of Cleary Enterprises.