Workers' Rights Task Force

rally-4.jpegPlease join us for our next task force meeting:

Date: Tuesday, June28, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET
Place: Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, 1640 Lyndon Farm Court, #100
Louisville, Kentucky 40223

To sign up for this event, please email McKenzie Cantrell at


June 28, 2016

11:00 Welcome and Introductions

11:10 Meeting Announcements and Updates

Does your organization have a meeting or conference coming up?
Any workers’ rights current events that aren’t on the agenda that you would like to discuss?

Now is the time to provide updates on all past and upcoming activities of our partners!

11:20 Local Minimum Wages Revisited

We’ll get the latest on the minimum wage in Louisville and Lexington, from enforcement at the local level to legal arguments recently made at the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Louisville Minimum Wage Case
Courier Journal-"Supreme Court Hears Metro Minimum Wage Case"
WDRB-"At One Year Mark, Few Problems with Louisville Metro Minimum Wage"

Current draft of Lexington minimum wage ordinance

12:00 Lunch is Served!

12:30 Wrap Up and Ramp Up

It feels like the 2016 General Assembly just ended, but it is never too late to start planning for the next legislative session! We’ll wrap up the 2016 session with a de-brief on which bills passed and bills that we may see again in 2017. Everyone will have a chance to contribute to the discussion.

1:45 Task Force Planning

We will brainstorm future working families’ events, research ideas, task force spinoffs, working groups and more!

2:00 Adjourn