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Raise minimum wage to $15 and tie it to inflation

The American people need a raise. In Texas, our minimum wage is just $7.25 an hour. We need to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour and ensure that it is tied to inflation. Wages should be based on the needs of American families, not on the inconsistency of political will in Washington.
Source: 2020 Texas Senate campaign website CristinaForTexas.com , Dec 19, 2019

Get equal pay for women through Paycheck Fairness Act

Enact Equal Pay for Equal Work through the Paycheck Fairness Act so that we can close the gender pay gap that has left millions of women-- especially Latina and African American women-- behind.
Source: 2020 Texas Senate campaign website CristinaForTexas.com , Dec 19, 2019

Expand right to unionize; fully fund Labor agencies

The American people work hard and they should be compensated for it. Cristina supports expanding the rights of American workers to unionize to ensure they can negotiate fair wages and conditions with their employers. We must fully fund the Department of Labor Wage and Hour, OSHA and the EEOC to ensure American workers' rights are protected.
Source: 2020 Texas Senate campaign website CristinaForTexas.com , Dec 19, 2019

Higher pay and safer conditions for workers

Tzintzun Ramirez has spent most of her career in organizing, advocacy and activism. At 24, she co-founded the Workers Defense Project, where, according to her biography, she helped pass a half dozen state and local laws on behalf of hundreds of thousands of workers, guaranteeing them higher pay and safer working conditions.
Source: Dallas Morning News on 2020 Texas Senate race , Aug 12, 2019

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