childcare work militaryThe state of California is planning for a minimum wage hike to $15 per hour. But it won’t fully take effect until 2023. 

Marty Bennett has been organizing workers in Sonoma County for decades. His current fight? Accelerating the minimum wage hike in Sonoma County to take effect sooner than the state’s timeline. The next battleground is the Santa Rosa City Council on October 1.

He talked with Northern California Public Media News Director Steve Mencher.

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