Monterey Bay Travelodge and the Fight Against Poverty Wages

February 8, 2008

As we travel around the Monterey Peninsula, we find lots of people who understand the importance of paying all workers a living wage. They know that when people aren’t making enough to pay rent, they will be living five families to a house, sleeping in cars, and camping in the woods and that the taxpayers will be struggling to provide subsidized housing for them. They know that when people don’t have access to health insurance, they will suffer in silence, failing to seek care until their problems have become severe – and severely expensive to the public. Read the rest of this entry »