Last week a committee of the San Diego City Council approved a plan backed by Council President Todd Gloria that would provide five earned sick days and increase the city’s minimum wage.
This proposal would help hard-working San Diegans make ends meet, since no one working full-time should have to live in poverty. On Monday, the full City Council will consider it for the first time.
Please call the councilmembers to voice your support for this important effort to improve economic conditions and the quality of life throughout our region, or attend the City Council meeting on Monday, June 16, at 2:00 p.m. at City Hall (202 “C” St., 12th Floor, San Diego 92101).
When you call the council offices, please use these “patch-through” phone numbers instead of their main numbers so we can track our progress:
- Councilmember Sherri Lightner, District 1: 619-320-6458
- Councilmember Ed Harris, District 2: 619-320-6422
- Council President Todd Gloria, District 3: 619-320-6401
- Councilmember Myrtle Cole, District 4: 619-320-6437
- Councilmember Mark Kersey, District 5: 619-320-6003
- Councilmember Lorie Zapf, District 6: 619-320-6531
- Councilmember Scott Sherman, District 7: 619-320-6606
- Councilmember David Alvarez, District 8: 619-320-4954
- Councilmember Marti Emerald, District 9: 619-320-6615
Facts About San Diego’s Minimum Wage Increase Proposal:
- Expands access to earned sick days to over 260,000 San Diegans
- Increases the wages of roughly 200,000 San Diegans
- Raises the annual earnings of impacted workers an average of approximately $2,800
- Puts about $580 million into the pockets of San Diego’s lowest-income working families, who will turn around and spend most of that money at local stores and businesses
Any questions please contact the San Diego County Democratic Party:
8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite 105, San Diego, CA 92111
sddemocrats.org | (858) 277-3367