Forum on economic inequality is Oct. 24 in Braintree

Posted | by Ian Pajer-Rogers |

Confronting escalating economic inequality in Massachusetts will be the topic during a free forum scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at All Souls Church on 196 Elm St. in Braintree. All are invited.

Among the issues to be discussed are campaigns for paid family and medical leave, a $15 per hour minimum wage, a statewide progressive tax to fund education and transportation needs, and equal treatment for women in the workplace.

Speakers will include Chuck Collins from the Institute for Public Studies, Lew Finfer from the Massachusetts Community Action Network, and Paul Drake from Massachusetts Interfaith Worker Justice.

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