Human Service Workers Renew Call for Wage Funding

A coalition representing more than 350 nonprofit organizations is renewing its call for state
contracts to fund a higher minimum wage and cost-of-living pay adjustments for the state’s contracted human services employees. Strong Nonprofits for a Better New York used the occasion of National Women’s History Month to rally in the state Capitol to induct its inaugural class of 38 female human service sector workers into its “Human Services Hall of Fame” and push legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo to include these funding requests in his final budget.

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