Three different stories, ranging from pathetically lying, to ignorant, to math challenged, unemployment lie.
It shouldn’t surprise anybody that the arguments used by representatives of the so-called Small Business Coalition are lies. After all, this “coalition” is merely the latest incarnation of right -wing ideological and financial interest groups seeking to promote economic and political oppression.
Lies are their stock-in-trade. They lied about Proposition 187, denying access to state services for immigrants; they lied about Proposition 8, denying marriage equality for same sex couples, and they lied to get the Barrio Logan Community Plan thrown out.
Now they’re lying to take away a long overdue pay increase for those at the bottom of the economic scale. They’re lying so sick employees have no choice but to come to work.
If you see someone in San Diego with a petition about minimum wage, DON’T SIGN IT. And please call or text this hotline: (619) 930-3300 with the location.
They could actually take away the modest raise and sick time from 200,000 people just by tricking 34,000 people into signing something they don’t believe.
If you want a raise in San Diego, join Raise Up San Diego.