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Living Wage Law

(Councilman Wilson Goode questions Nutter administration official Mary Stitt at a City Council hearing.  Images from City of Phila. TV)

Councilman Says Nutter Administration Gives Too Many ‘Living Wage’ Waivers

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.

01/29/2014

(In the gallery of Philadelphia City Council, aiport concession workers stand in support of a measure that would ensure them a living wage as defined by the city.  Credit: Mike Dunn/ KYW Newsradio)

Philadelphia’s Living Wage Law Tweaked To Include Airport Workers

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.

02/28/2013