Raise Wages

a. Campaign for City Funding for MCO Wage Increase for Non-profits

The Budget and Appropriations Committee of the Board of Supervisors, led by chair Supervisor Sandra Fewer with members Supervisors Shamann Walton, Hillary Ronen, Norman Yee and Rafael Mandelman, approved in their proposed spending plan $2.1 million for the 3.31 percent cost-of-living adjustment to the Minimum Compensation Ordinance retroactive to July 1 as a one-time, one-year “Non-profit Worker Emergency Support.” (Read more)

b. Support the Heroes Act

The CARES Act which was passed down to help out those who were impacted by COVID-19. However, individuals such as Dreamers, sex workers, people without Social Security Cards, and undocumented immigrants have been left out. The Heroes Act was introduced to give extended health insurance, unemployment insurance, and much more. If passed, the Heroes Act could extend to reach out to undocumented immigrants and other vulnerable communities. (Read more)