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Co-Director, San Francisco Living Wage Coalition

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WORKING HARD OR HARDLY WORKING? Living Wage Ordinances

with Thomas E. MaCurdy, Ken Jacobs, Bishop John C. Westervia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, January 26, 2000

Since 1995, more than forty city and county governments across the country have enacted living wage ordinances. What are living wage ordinances and how does the living wage differ from the minimum wage? Is a living wage ordinance the best way to help low-income families or are there more effective methods of helping those in need?