LA Times | Nov. 12, 2015
The elected official who led Los Angeles County's adoption of a $15 minimum wage has endorsed one of two proposed 2016 ballot initiatives that would extend the same base pay rate statewide.
KPCC | Nov. 10
Supporters praise the plan for proposing safer, more connected bike and transit systems, while critics say the blueprint will increase congestion, worsen pollution and slow emergency vehicle response times.
LA Times | Nov. 10
The march was part of a nationwide "Fight for 15" protest in which workers from 270 cities were expected to walk out in what organizers hoped would be the fast-food industry's largest ever strike. A major backer of the Fight for 15 campaign is the Service Employees International Union, which is trying to organize fast-food workers in Los Angeles.
Nov. 4 | AFSCME 3090
AFSCME District Council 36’s 24th Biennial Convention was held in Pala, CA over the weekend and attended by nearly 100 delegates; a fantastic turnout! Congratulations to all the elected Executive Board Members: President Alice Goff, Secretary Irene Hernandez-Blair, Treasurer Roy Stone and all the vice presidents and trustees. Good luck in all your endeavors, we know you will serve DC 36 well. See below for the full list of electeds.
Nov. 3 | LA Times
The new proposal, led by the SEIU State Council, would be broader in its scope than a separate wage initiative proposed by SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West. Both measures would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, but the State Council’s proposal would also double the amount of mandated paid sick leave for Californians and extend sick-leave rights to workers not currently covered under state law.
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