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They Are Worth More

April 24, 2013
That $8.25 an hour is a wage you pay to high school kids living with their parents, not an adult trying to live a decent life in a U.S. city.
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Waste Workers' Wages Reduced in Scranton, Pennsylvania

July 10, 2012
Mayor Chris Doherty reduced the entire city's payroll to $7.25 an hour, including his own, the Times-Tribune of Scranton reported. Policemen and firefighters are included in those who saw their pay slashed, after the mayor said the city doesn't have enough money to pay its employees their regular rates.
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Study: Wage Bill Would Benefit 1M New Yorkers

February 17, 2012
The study found that 880,100 New York employees earn less than $8.50 an hour. About 352,000 of those are in New York City, about 40 percent of the state total. In the city, 92 percent of those workers are at least 20 years of age.
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