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Commentary: Human services workers deserve pay raise

02/09/2019
Times Union - "While the average New Yorker earns $67,500 annually, the average human services worker in New York earns only $27,800. Many workers in the sector are forced to rely on the same public assistance…
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City still super-slow paying contracts despite de Blasio vow

01/31/2019
New York Post - “Non-profit organizations are the backbone of our city, supporting hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers that rely on them for food, shelter, and in some cases, survival,” said Comptroller Scott Stringer, noting that…
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De Blasio administration is still paying late for services: charities

01/28/2019
New York Post - “It is simply unacceptable for nearly 91 percent of the human services contracts to be [processed] after their official start dates and for close to 20 percent of our City’s nonprofit human…
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Shutdown Day 28: The Impact on New Yorkers

01/18/2019
Spectrum News NY1 - Allison Sesso, HSC sits on a panel to discuss the impact of the federal shutdown on New Yorkers and nonprofits.
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More than 100 nonprofits want change to City Charter to help them get paid on time

01/07/2019
New York Daily News - Nonprofit organizations tired of being paid late by the city are looking for a little help — in the form of a change to the City Charter. More than 100 nonprofits have…
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If a Pizzeria Were a Nonprofit

12/17/2018
Associations Now - You wouldn’t go into a pizza place expecting to eat a falafel sandwich, would you? Probably not. In the New York Human Services Council’s new video, “Everyone Deserves a Fair Slice,” the organization takes…
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Pizza and a Laugh - A Reminder About Your Nonprofit Financial Stress Level

12/15/2018
Nonprofit Quarterly - Featuring HSC's new video which poses the question: “What if pizza shops were funded like nonprofits?”  
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Report Release: Business As Usual? A Wake Up Call for the Human Services

10/22/2018
The Report, Business as Usual? A Wake-Up Call for The Human Services, reflects the experience of nearly 3,000 frontline NYC human services workers who assess how business principles and practices in their agencies affect service delivery and…
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End the commuter tax on non-profit workers: New York must shield the charitable sector from a terribly unfair law

09/22/2018
New York Post - To levy a tax on commuter benefits given to employees, who are carrying out the organization’s mission every day, is unprecedented. For-profit businesses only pay taxes if they are profitable, and are not…
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