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New York Times: A Living Wage, Long Overdue

December 29, 2011

Over Christmas weekend, the New York Times endorsed the Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act, pointing to the reasons why it is long overdue for a city in need:

“New York City provides hundreds of millions of dollars a year in taxpayer-financed subsidies to private developers. It is only right that the jobs created by those projects pay a decent wage. The Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act, widely known as the living-wage bill, would nudge these employers in the right direction.”

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