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Nick Gillespie makes a good case for what should be obvious to any thinking person: to help the poor, direct transfers are a better alternative than raising the minimum wage… 303 more words
Who’s in charge of investigating complaints related to yesterday’s expansion of the city’s living wage law?
It depends who you ask.
Comptroller Scott Stringer repeatedly asserted that a new executive order signed by the mayor stripped his office of its oversight authority when it comes to the higher wage and new workers covered in the order, handing that power over to the mayor’s Department of Consumer Affairs. 1,041 more words
Comptroller Scott Stringer slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio for skirting the City Council to pass an executive order “in the middle of the night” to raise the living wage — and continued to argue that the order stripped his office of oversight power. 578 more words
New York law prohibits Mayor Bill de Blasio from instituting the minimum wage hike he thinks New York City so desperately needs. But it can’t stop him from executing plan B: a living wage for the city. 805 more words