Living Wage Law
Included is a side deal that guarantees higher wages for baggage handlers and other employees of private contractors at PHL.
Councilman Wilson Goode said the Nutter administration has been abusing its ability to grant waivers to the law that requires city contractors pay workers at least 1½ times the federal minimum wage.
The law requires companies that have contracts with the city to pay workers one-and-a-half times the minimum wage, plus paid sick leave. Smaller concessionaires, like those at the airport, had previously been exempt.