Mayor Nutter is expected to sign an executive order today, the Inquirer reports, that would raise the minimum wage for private company employees working on city contract and subcontract jobs. The amount of the new minimum wasn’t known. The city already has a requirement that contractors pay a “living wage” of $10.88 an hour — 150 percent of the minimum wage; subcontractors at the Philadelphia International Airport earn an average of $7.88 an hour.
Around the Web
Be respectful of our online community and contribute to an engaging conversation. We reserve the right to ban impersonators and remove comments that contain personal attacks, threats, or profanity, or are flat-out offensive. By posting here, you are permitting Philadelphia magazine and Metro Corp. to edit and republish your comment in all media.