Monday, November 21, 2011

To Help Everyone, Especially the Poor

Kirk Semple of the New York Times reports that leaders of labor, faiths and communities in that city are working to together in support of the “Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act.”
Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, executive director of Catholic Charities, is scheduled to speak at a rally on Monday organized by a coalition of religious, labor and community leaders to urge the passage of [of a bill that would raise wages], originally introduced last year by two City Council members from the Bronx.
The NYT article offers more details of the hotly contended bill.

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