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For items that you can use to reach out to your community and your Council members, including background information, previous news coverage and reports related to the Living Wage NYC coalition, download the Living Wage NYC Tool Kit (please allow a few minutes for download).

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Frequently Asked Questions

"Bloomberg Administration Releases Flawed Living Wage Study," published by the National Employment Law Project (NELP).

"National Study Backs Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act," published by the Center for American Progress (CAP).

"Living Wage Standards for Taxpayer-Funded Development Projects: A National Trend," published by the National Employment Law Project (NELP).

"Mayor Bloomberg's 'Waging' a New War Against Minimum Salary, Suggests Companies Should Set Pay" by Adam Lisberg. New York Daily News. September 12, 2010.

"Fair Wages for New Yorkers." El Diario. June 2, 2010.

"Living Wage Fight Revitalized in New York City" by Michelle Chen. In These Times. May 28, 2010.

"Wage Proposal for Workers at Subsidized Projects May Prompt a Fight at City Hall" by Sam Dolnick. New York Times. May 24, 2010.

"Resurrection City: For A Living Wage" by Rev. Peter Goodwin Heltzel, Ph.D. The Huffington Post. April 3, 2010