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De Blasio Wants Corporate Welfare Queens To Pay Living Wage

Posted 02.04.2014 | Business

New York City's new mayor, Bill DeBlasio, has had enough of big corporations taking advantage of the city's welfare system by paying notoriously low w...

Analysis: New York's Minimum Wage Increase Would Fall Short

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business

New York is reportedly close to raising the state minimum wage to $9 per hour by 2016: the same minimum wage that President Barack Obama proposed intr...

WATCH: Quinn Rebukes Heckler At Living Wage Bill And Storms Off Stage

Posted 04.30.2012 | New York

Despite Mayor Bloomberg's staunch opposition to the city council's proposed living wage bill, Council Speaker Christine Quinn came out defending the m...

Living Wage Is a Step in the Right Direction

Melissa Mark-Viverito | Posted 03.21.2012 | New York
Melissa Mark-Viverito

NYC businesses, especially those that receive city subsidies, must do something to alleviate the hardships faced by our city's poorest families. The Living Wage bill is the first step in a process that can ensure that this happens.

New York City Needs a Real Living Wage

Margaret S. Chin | Posted 02.06.2012 | New York
Margaret S. Chin

The benefits of living wage laws are not abstract. They are not just about money or development or investment. They are about doing what is right, just, and fair.

If You Take Our Money, Pay Us Fairly

Andrew Wilkes | Posted 01.18.2012 | Religion
Andrew Wilkes

It's time for developers to adjust to paying workers a living wage as a condition of accepting taxpayer money for large-scale commercial development in the city.

Why We (Still) Can't Wait For Economic Justice

Brad Lander | Posted 06.06.2011 | Religion
Brad Lander

That we are made in the divine image is at the center of the Judaism's essential commitment to guaranteeing basic human dignity. One undeniable expression of this is a living wage.

Would Dr. King Be Disappointed With America Today?

Keli Goff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

As we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King and the realization of so many of his dreams, here's hoping that by his next birthday we will be closer to realizing a few more of them.

Now Is the Time! Clergy Call New York City Council to Pass a Living Wage Law

Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Ph.D.

As we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., let us remember and embody King's words to the city leaders in Memphis, "Now is the time to make an adequate income a reality for all God's children."

Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: Why NYC's People of Faith Must Fight for a Living Wage

Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Ph.D.

Religious leaders are watching and mobilizing in the stout-hearted struggle for justice for New York City's workers. We will not be delayed, we will not be distracted, we will not forget the least of these.

Claims That Employers at the Kingsbridge Armory Can't Pay a Living Wage Don't Add Up

Paul Sonn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Paul Sonn

When a developer seeks taxpayer subsidies, it should be expected to create good jobs in return. LA has made this approach a centerpiece. It is hard to believe that New York cannot do the same.

NY News Assignment: Whats A Living Wage

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Norwood News, a Bronx News Network publication, is covering the battle over the redevelopment of the Kingsbridge Armory, an early twentieth centur...