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At a demonstration in downtown Boston, Raise Up Massachusetts kicked off its campaign to put questions on the November 2014 ballot to raise the minimum wage and require companies to provide earned sick time to employees. Now the organization is collecting the signatures necessary to ensure these questions make the ballot.

At a demonstration in downtown Boston, Raise Up Massachusetts kicked off its campaign to put questions on the November 2014 ballot to raise the minimum wage and require companies to provide earned sick time to employees. Now the organization is collecting the signatures necessary to ensure these questions make the ballot.

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Groups seek signatures for earned sick time and higher minimum wage

More than 50 Massachusetts organizations launched a signature-raising drive last week to push the state legislature to raise the minimum wage and ensure that all workers earn sick time if they or family members are ill.