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Press Packet

For background information, previous news coverage and reports related to the Living Wage NYC coalition, download the Living Wage NYC Press Packet.

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Summary of the Bill

Frequently Asked Questions

Summary of Revisions

Worker Testimonials

The Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act (full bill)

“An Overview of Job Quality and Discretionary Economic Development Subsidies in New York City,” published by the National Employment Law Project, the Fiscal Policy Institute and Good Jobs New York, February 2011

"Creating Good Jobs in Our Communities: How Higher Wage Standards Affect Economic Development and Employment," published by the Center for American Progress, November 2010

"Background on the Economists Selected by the New York City Economic Development Corporation for Its Living Wage Study," published by the National Employment Law Project and the Fiscal Policy Institute, October 2010

"Living Wage Standards for Taxpayer-Funded Development Projects: A National Trend," published by the National Employment Law Project, May 2010

"Low Wages, No Bargain: Retail Jobs in New York City," published by the Fiscal Policy Institute, December 2008