A new ordinance that would set a $15 per hour minimum wage for all county workers and employees of county contractors is heading for the board of Supervisors. But even that, backers admit, won’t fully cover the cost of living here.
What is a Living Wage for Sonoma County? This table breaks it down. You can read the full text of the proposed ordinance here.What are the political prospects for its adoption? Marty Bennett believes it could well be law before the end of this year, or even sooner.