Jobs & Economy


Indiana should work for everyone, not just a few at the top.

The state has not raised the minimum wage beyond the federal starvation wage of $7.25/hour in more than a decade, even as other nearby states have passed increases to their minimum wage.

Meanwhile, Indiana’s anti-union law (“right to work” for less) hurts workers by gutting hard-fought-for union protections.

Hoosier families deserve a living wage and a seat at the table. Mike will fight for a living wage of $15/hour indexed to inflation and will work to make sure every Hoosier has a right to band together with fellow workers to bargain for better wages and working conditions.

Mike will also work to level the playing field so that large employers whose profit centers are far outside Indiana don’t have an unfair advantage against local businesses. Indiana should provide better incentives for homegrown small businesses and worker-owned cooperative enterprises so that workers have a voice and a stake in their companies and communities.