Martin J. Bennett

Martin J. Bennett teaches American history at Santa Rosa Junior College and serves as Co-Chair of the Living Wage Coalition of Sonoma County.

Stories by Martin J. Bennett

What Is A Living Wage for Sonoma County?
California $15 Minimum Wage Earthquake!

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed legislation to boost the California minimum wage from $10/hr. to $15/hr.—a 50 percent increase, which will affect more than one-third of the workforce, making the state’s minimum the highest in the nation.

OPINION: WalMart and the Race to the Bottom

A Rohnert Park Super-Center? Martin Bennett of the Living Wage Coalition shares his thoughts in this Sonoma County Gazette article.

Is the Wal-Mart Way the American Way?

This story was recently published on the California Progress Report website by Santa Rosa Junior College American History professor Martin Bennett.