Lift Up Oakland Gathers 33,000 Sigs for $12.25 Initiative

Lift Up Oakland, the union-backed campaign to raise Oakland’s hourly minimum wage next year from $8 to $12.25, submitted more than 33,600 signatures Friday to get their proposal on the November ballot.

The proposal also provides paid sick days and cost-of-living adjustments for the city’s lowest paid workers.

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_25829674/oakland-union-backed-campaign-raise-minimum-wage-seeks

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