A $15 Minimum Wage for All School Personnel is Just a Start When Looking at Living Wages

“Provide $15 minimum wage for all school personnel, 5% raise for all ESPs (non-certified staff), teachers, admin, and a 5% cost of living adjustment for retirees.”

The above is one of the five priorities of the All Out for May 1st March and Rally in Raleigh.

A $15 minimum wage for people who work for and with our students.

If you are aware that we have a teacher shortage, then it might be worth your time to go to the official website of any LEA / school system and see what jobs are posted that need filling during the school year that are not for certified employees.

Below is the current (as of this post) “living wage” calculation for North Carolina from MIT’s Living Wage Calculator.

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