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After Historic Campaign, Living Wage Bill Comes to a Vote

April 30, 2012

Press Conference: Today, 12 Noon, Steps of City Hall, Lower Manhattan
***Vote on the Bill to Follow in the City Council After Press Conference***

What: Culminating an historic two-year campaign, the final living wage bill will be voted on by the New York City Council today. This vote is expected to reflect the views of the vast majority of New Yorkers who favor the living wage bill, according to Quinnipiac University polling. Before the vote, RWDSU and Living Wage NYC will hold a noon press conference with City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, New York City Public Advocate Bill De Blasio, New York City Comptroller John C. Liu, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum, and others on the steps of City Hall.

Who: New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, New York City Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio, New York City Comptroller John C. Liu, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum, Dal LaMagna, CEO & President of IceStone, a design company in Brooklyn, City Council members, leading experts on living wage legislation, community leaders, workers, clergy, and other supporters.

When: Today, April 30, 12 noon.

Where: Steps of City Hall, Lower Manhattan (4,5,6 to Brooklyn Bridge/ City Hall, 2,3 to Park Place, N,R to City Hall, or A,C to Chambers)