Project Censored

Project Censored Show – June 20, 2014

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Host: Peter Phillips, Project Censored and guest host Marty Bennett, Co-Chair, North Bay Jobs with Justice

This program will focus on the significance of the $15 an hour city-wide minimum wage recently approved by the City of Seattle and will examine minimum wage and living wage campaigns across the Bay Area that are part of the national “Fight for $15″ campaign. The program will also analyze state legislative and ballot initiatives to raise state minimum wages above the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. 

Guests Include:

Ken Jacobs, Chair and labor specialist at the UC Berkeley Labor Center

Jahmese Myres, Policy Associate and Organizer, East Bay Alliance for a
Sustainable Economy (Oakland and Alameda County)

Gordon Mar, Executive Director, San Francisco Jobs with Justice (City
and County of San Francisco)

Derecka Mehrens, Executive Director, Working Partnerships USA
(Santa Clara County)