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Caregivers demand $20; objections to PRA law arise again

A man in a mask and baseball cap speaks into a microphone while a woman in a purple shirt that says "seiu 2015" listens.
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Cesaro Barado of SEIU 2015 addresses the Board of Supervisors as Annie Gould and other union members listen.

As the season of contract negotiations draws near, members of SEIU 2015, the caregivers union, are urging the county to raise their pay to twenty dollars an hour, from $16.50.

And, after the county won a Foilies award from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, first reported locally by the Mendocino Voice, objections to an ordinance charging fees to provide public records rose again.

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Sarah Reith came to Mendocino County in 2008 and worked as a reporter and freelancer, joining KZYX as a community news reporter in 2017. She became the KZYX News Director in March, 2023.