FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 31st, 2014
Main Street Alliance supports Fair Wage and Safe Work Place Executive Order
President's authorization "upholds Main Street values of fair play, responsibility and respect"
“Main Street Alliance supports President Barack Obama’s Fair Wage and Safe Work Place Executive Order, which upholds the Main Street values of fair play, responsibility, and respect. This executive order ensures that all firms doing business with the federal government play by the same set of rules. Holding corporations with labor violations accountable rewards responsible businesses who treat their employees with dignity and respect. Every job should be an economy-boosting job, and the President is right to ensure that firms doing business with the federal government are held to a high standard of responsibility.”
The Main Street Alliance is a network of state and locally based small business coalitions. The Main Street Alliance and its state affiliates create opportunities for small business owners to speak for themselves on issues that impact their businesses and local economies.