Service workers’ pay will increase under Philly wage law expansion


Scores of Philadelphia service workers, such as janitors and security guards, will get better pay under a law expanding the city’s prevailing wage regulations that Mayor Kenney signed Thursday.

The new requirements apply to publicly subsidized institutions including universities, hospitals, and stadiums.

“This marks an important step toward assuring low-wage employees a family-sustaining wage,” Kenney said at the signing.

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