Sonoma County Living Wage Ordinance Proposed

Sep 8, 2014

Adopting a $15 per hour Living Wage would boost the local economy in Sonoma County, said Marty Bennett, co-chair of North Bay Jobs for Justice, at a Monday morning press conference promoting the measure.
Credit Bruce Robinson, KRCB

 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.