Oakland thinks a ‘living wage’ is $13.45/hr, but is unwilling to have it apply to anyone but Port Workers (and then some of their subcontractors violate the law and don’t pay it!)
The President just called for an increase in the national ‘minimum wage’ … to a shitty $9.00/hr. That’s completely ridiculous, but it means the issue is in the air now.
Let’s talk about what we can take to get a real livable wage for all workers in Oakland. Come join us – the Occupy Oakland Labor Solidarity Committee – as together we all plan a course of action to make this happen.