Jan 7, 2016 | Press Release

Statement by President Alvarez on the Mayor's Proposal to Boost Wages for City Workers

“Mayor de Blasio’s proposal is a real step forward in ensuring that New York City’s working men and women have the tools they need to help with the rising costs of everyday living expenses in our city,” said Vincent Alvarez, President of the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO. “The raise will provide a much needed wage boost for the hardworking city employees who have had to try to make ends meet on wages that have consistently fallen short.  The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO remains committed to continuing the fight to raise wages for all workers.”