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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

April 23, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

IC students produce documentary about living wages in Ithaca

By | Mar 5, 2019

Ithaca College students are volunteering with the Tompkins County Workers’ Center to make a documentary on the organization’s living wage campaign.

Ithaca College faculty are paid less than at other institutions

By | Apr 28, 2016

Professors at Ithaca College are paid less than their counterparts at similar four-year private colleges in New York state. Despite this data, some faculty and administrators believe it is not fair to compare these other institutions in New York state to the college.

Commentary: Minimum wage should be a living wage

By , | Sep 9, 2015

There is a sustainable and sure solution, and that is raising the minimum wage to a living wage.

Workers’ Center pushes for higher minimum wage

By | Jan 31, 2014

Community members, local government officials and business owners gathered on Jan. 29 at the Tompkins County Workers’ Center to celebrate recent achievements for living wages in Ithaca.

City named certified living-wage employer

By | Dec 4, 2013

After deciding to become a living-wage employer, the City of Ithaca has received official certification from the Tompkins County Workers Center.

Editorial: Work for a living

By The Ithacan | Sep 25, 2013

In 2006, Tompkins County became a certified living-wage employer, meaning it pays the minimum salary necessary for employees to meet their basic needs.

Workers’ Center rallies for the Living Wage

By | Sep 18, 2013

The Tompkins County Workers’ Center leads a rally for the living wage on Tuesday afternoon, outside the Tompkins County Legislature

Workers’ Center discusses living wage at Labor Day community picnic

By | Sep 2, 2013

Discussions of the ‘‘living wage’’ and the 99 percent were part of the dialogue Monday as almost 400 community members gathered together at the free picnic to support and celebrate the Tompkins County Workers’ Center and Labor Day.