City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced the deal Friday along with political officials and union and business representatives.
Mayor 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.
The battle over a city council bill that would establish a mandated living wage of $10 plus benefits, rages on.
The 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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