Living Wage

NYC, Brookfield Properties Reach Agreement To Bring Living Wage Jobs To Hudson YardsNew York City and Brookfield Properties have reached a living wage agreement in the Hudson Yards District.
Mayor De Blasio Signs Order Expanding Living Wage LawMayor Bill de Blasio has signed an executive order expanding New York City's living-wage law, increasing the hourly rate to $13.13 from $11.90.
Fast Food Workers Stage Walkouts To Demand Higher WagesProtesters gathered outside the McDonald's at 51st Street and Broadway in Manhattan on Monday, chanting "Hold the burgers, hold the fries, make our wages super size" and "Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Poverty wages got to go."
Fast Food Workers To Hold One-Day Strike To Protest Low WagesFast food workers in New York and six other cities across the country were set to go on strike Monday, on the grounds that their wages are just too low to live on.
NYC Lawmakers Compromise On Living Wage BillCity Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced the deal Friday along with political officials and union and business representatives.
Controversial 'Living Wage' Debate Heats Up In New York CityMayor Michael Bloomberg is against it and Council Speaker Christine Quinn is straddling the fence, but that didn't stop hundreds from attending a hearing on a controversial bill to boost the salaries of some workers.
Diaz, Other Officials: Living Wage Report Not Worth Paper It's Printed OnThe battle over a city council bill that would establish a mandated living wage of $10 plus benefits, rages on.
City Council To Debate Living Wage Legislation In NYCThe Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act would use taxpayer subsidies to expand living wage jobs. The City Council scheduled a public hearing for Thursday afternoon.
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