Essential Workers to Speak Out Ahead of First $250 Million Frontline Worker Pay Working Group Hearing

Essential Workers to Speak Out Ahead of First $250 Million Frontline Worker Pay Working Group Hearing

Media Advisory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Rick Fuentes
(o) 651-414-2863
(c) 612-741-0662
rick.fuentes@mnnurses.org
Lauren Nielsen
(o) 651-414-2862
(c) 651-376-9709
lauren.nielsen@mnnurses.org

(St. Paul) – June 3, 2021 – On Wednesday, July 28th, at 11:15 a.m. in the Capitol Rotunda, essential workers – including nurses, janitors, food service workers, educators and other essential workers – will speak out ahead of the first public hearing on the $250 million Frontline Worker Pay Working Group.

Before heading in to testify at the hearing, speakers will share why this work is so critical to thousands of families and push legislators to ensure this money – a first step in working to honor the sacrifices frontline essential workers made this last year – is spent in a timely fashion, is easy for workers to access and reflects the sacrifices workers have made throughout the pandemic.

Who:     Essential Workers with Minnesota Nurses Association, SEIU, Education Minnesota, Unidos                           MN and more
What:    Press conference highlighting $250 essential worker fund and need for money to get to workers                 as soon as possible
When:   Wednesday, July 28, at 11:15 a.m.
Where:  Capitol Rotunda

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