North Bay Jobs With Justice in the News

[Op-Ed] Close to Home: The best response to Trump: Pass SB54
By Mara Ventura
The Press Democrat

September 8, 2017

Labor supporters mark holiday with union gains in Sonoma County
By Guy Kovner
The Press Democrat
September 2, 2017

[Op-Ed] Close to Home: Project labor agreements are simply good public policy
By Martin J. Bennett
The Press Democrat
July 28, 2017

[Op-Ed] Close to Home: Staffing crisis at Sonoma County Superior Court
By Matt Myres
The Press Democrat
July 9, 2017

Teamsters advocating for better Sonoma County garbage operations
By Kevin McCallum
The Press Democrat
June 28, 2017

Ratto Rising: Local workers in waste-management industry score a victory
By Martin J. Bennett
North Bay Bohemian
June 21, 2017

Sonoma County Sheriff restricts cooperation between jail and ICE
By Martin Espinoza
The Press Democrat
May 2, 2017

[Op-Ed] Close to Home: Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Should Add Paid Sick Days
By Martin J. Bennett
The Press Democrat
March 31, 2017

Superior Court Workers Report Erosion in Public Access
By Bonnie Petty
Sonoma County Gazette
March 2017

The Worth of Work
By Judith Wilson
North Bay Biz
October 2016

California $15 Minimum Wage Earthquake!
By Martin J. Bennett
BeyondChron
August 18, 2016

Labor Pains
By Casey Dobbert
The Bohemian
July 27, 2016

Why $15 Now in California (Examining $15 Minimum Wage)
By Martin J. Bennett
Sonoma County Gazette
June 29, 2016

A $13 Victory: Homecare Workers Invisible No More!
By Martin J. Bennett
The Bohemian
March 23, 2016

Wages and Housing: Why Sonoma County Workers Can’t Afford the Rent
By Martin J. Bennett
Sonoma County Gazette
February 2016

A County Living Wage Ordinance Is A Good First Step 
By Martin J. Bennett and Bleys W. Rose 
The Press Democrat
Jan. 30, 2016

Sonoma County Workers' Push for Pay Increase Comes Up Short
The Press Democrat
Dec. 9, 2015

[Op-Ed] In-Home Care Workers Deserve Better Care
The Press Democrat
Dec. 7, 2015

Workers’ Rights Group Urges Pay Raises for Sonoma County In-Home Care Workers
The Press Democrat
Aug. 29, 2015

For a Few Dollars More
The Bohemian
Aug. 12, 2015

Sonoma County Supervisors Shelve Living Wage Ordinance

The Press Democrat
Aug. 11, 2015

[Audio] Home Health Workers Still Excluded from County's Living Wage

KRCB
Aug. 11, 2015

A Living Wage: Will Sonoma County Join the Fight for $15?
Sonoma County Gazette
Aug. 1, 2015


[Op-Ed] Living Wage Ordinance Must Include Caregivers, Too

The Press Democrat
July 23, 2015


Sonoma County Labor Advocates Redouble Push for Living Wage
The Press Democrat
July 21, 2015

[Op-Ed] A Token Living Wage Ordinance for County
The Press Democrat
July 11, 2015


Sonoma County Supervisors Endorse Narrower Plan for Wage Raise
The Press Democrat
June 9, 2015


[Op-Ed] How to Fund a Living Wage Ordinance
The Press Democrat
June 4, 2015


A Living Wage: Let Justice Roll
Sonoma County Gazette
June 2015

Health and Home Care Workers Seek Better Conditions
Sonoma West Times & News
April 22, 2015

Op-Ed: Approve This Long-Needed Pay Increase for Caregiver

The Press Democrat
April 18, 2015

Earning a Living Wage

Sonoma County Gazette
March 2015

Sonoma County Wage-Raise Advocates Look to Models in Other Counties

The Press Democrat
March 7, 2015


[Op-Ed] Why Environmentalists Support Living Wage Ordinance
The Press Democrat
Feb. 27, 2015


[Op-Ed] A School District's Greatest Asset: Teachers

The Press Democrat
Feb. 9, 2015

Report Criticizes Petaluma School Board, Outgoing Superintendent

The Press Democrat
Jan. 30, 2015

Petaluma City Schools Chief Steve Bolman Retiring

The Press Democrat
Jan. 28, 2015

Martin Luther King and the Struggle for Economic Justice

Beyond Chron
Jan. 19, 2015

Rohnert Park Approves Wal-Mart Supercenter Expansion
The Press Democrat
Jan. 13, 2015

Rohnert Park's Decision on Wal-Mart Expansion Expected Tuesday
The Press Democrat
Jan. 11, 2015

Labor Advocates Push for 'Living Wage' for Sonoma County's In-Home Care Workers

The Press Democrat
Dec. 22, 2014

Local Coalition Unveils Living Wage Ordinance

Sonoma West Times & News
Sept. 10, 2014

Advocates Unveil Living Wage Proposal for the County
The Press Democrat
Sept. 9, 2014

[Op-Ed] County Workers Deserve a Living Wage
The Press Democrat
Sept. 1, 2014


Citizens Get Another Chance to Say No to Wal-Mart in Rohnert Park

The Community Voice
August 7, 2014

Why Environmentalists Oppose the Wal-Mart Super Center
Sonoma County Gazette
August 27, 2014


Wal-Mart and the Race to the Bottom in the North Bay
Sonoma County Gazette
July 3, 2014

Graton Casino Workers Vote to Join Union
The Press Democrat
July 22, 2014

Casino Workers May Get Union

The Press Democrat
June 18, 2014

Betting on Graton

San Francisco Bay Guardian
Nov. 5, 2013