Bernie Sanders barnstorms Southern California, urges wage increases for Disney, port workers

By Alicia Robinson

Former presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has championed guaranteed employment and a national minimum wage increase, visits Southern California on Saturday, June 2 to meet workers from two of the region’s key industries and hear their concerns.

Sanders has a morning stop in Anaheim for a rally with Disneyland Resort employees, who are backing a November ballot measure to boost pay at businesses that receive city subsidies. In the afternoon, he’s due in Carson to meet with Los Angeles and Long Beach port truckers and warehouse workers who say they’ve lost pay and benefits because they’re unfairly counted [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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