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EDITOR: The Press Democrat reported that the Board of Supervisors may not complete its work revising Sonoma County’s living wage law until next fall (“County workers get pay increase,” Dec. 16).

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These are without a doubt some very strange times. I'm pretty sure none of us have lived through a pandemic like this before and yet...here we are.  

We've made it through fires, floods and now Covid-19.

We've gone ahead and reactivated the GoFundMe page we had during the fires. However, unlike the fires, when we could appeal to our brothers & sisters in other parts of the country, everyone is going through the same pains so we're just putting this out to folks to see if we can raise some more money. Hope you'll consider making a generous donation to help out our brothers and sisters who are struggling at this time. 

Thanks everyone. Here's hoping you and yours are safe and healthy and that we find our way out of this as soon as possible.

Domestic Workers are not protected by CAL-OSHA. SB 1257 will right that wrong. Please click "Take Action" and tell Senators on the Senate Labor Committee - where SB 1257 will be heard in a few days - to vote YES on this important Legislation. 

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  • 68% approve of labor unions, highest since 1965
  • 90% of Democrats, 47% of Republicans approve of unions
  • Labor union membership remains steady at 9% of U.S. adults

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UPS has managed to keep a steady workforce through the pandemic.

The United Parcel Service is taking a win in delivery services this year. It’s raking in higher profits and maintaining a stable workforce through the pandemic with the help of its unionized workers.

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021 the Santa Rosa City School District approved a PLA policy with the North Bay Building Trades Council.

Read the press release here.