California Needs A Living Wage For All – Factsheet
The California Living Wage for All Coalition is a formation of worker and criminal justice organizations seeking to advance policy that will raise the California minimum wage to be closer to what it actually costs to live in the state and end the subminimum wage for incarcerated workers.
AB 1516, introduced in the California session by Assembly Member Kalra, will serve as
the initial vehicle for this campaign to advance this policy.
The California Living Wage for All
Coalition urges the California legislature to pass legislation that would raise the minimum wage
to at least $22-24 an hour, phased in by an increase of approximately $2 per year, and fully phase
out the subminimum wage for incarcerated workers.
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