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Author: SEIU 521

Silicon Valley: Can You Survive?

By | October 10

Security officer Jorge makes $11.80/hour after 23 years on the job. Can you survive on that? Watch the video and take the interactive Living Wage Challenge, where you’ll learn what it’s like to try to get by in Silicon Valley on less than a living wage. Watch the video:   Take the challenge:

A little bit louder now… Your voice still needed!

By | August 26

“I get paid twice a month. One check goes to the rent, and one check goes to food, card bills, gas, PG&E and cell phone. I can’t afford losing one day of work; I don’t get benefits, I don’t get health insurance. I’m forced to work 16, 18 hours a day. We need a living…

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