Victory! Stand Up Nashville passes Do Better Bill

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On January 2, Metro Council unanimously passed the “Do Better” Bill on its third and final reading. What a great way to kick off the New Year!

Big businesses seeking property tax breaks or cash grants from the city will now have to share basic information on the number of jobs they’ll create, wages and benefits, workforce development and apprenticeship utilization, how many jobs will be filled by Davidson County residents, and past safety and wage records when applying for these public subsidies. The bill has the potential to increase transparency and help Metro Council make better economic decisions on behalf of all its constituents.

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The Central Labor Council of Nashville and Middle Tennessee is a proud member of Stand Up Nashville. 

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