Raise the Wage Nebraska – supporting workers

Raise the Wage Nebraska – supporting workers

The Raise the Wage Nebraska coalition is working to pass a ballot initiative to raise Nebraska’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2026. We have a responsibility to ensure that every Nebraskan is paid a fair wage. Unfortunately, the current state minimum wage of $9 per...
Fulton v. Philadelphia

Fulton v. Philadelphia

Today’s Supreme Court decision regarding Fulton v Philadelphia is an important decision for the LGBTQ+ community. The court ruled that the city of Philadelphia’s nondiscrimination law included a discretionary exception – something that most nondiscrimination...
Equality Act Passes in House

Equality Act Passes in House

Equality Act Passes in House with Strong Bipartisan Support Senators Must Now Prioritize LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections OutNebraska applauds the U.S. House of Representatives quick passage today (Feb 25, 2021) of the Equality Act, a landmark federal law that...
Engaging with the Nebraska Legislature

Engaging with the Nebraska Legislature

Due to Covid-19, the Legislature has introduced some new options for making your voice heard in the Legislative Committee Hearing process. If you want to testify in person Keep an eye out for the public hearing date for the bill. The committee chair will indicate the...