StarNews: Wilmington council discusses paying 'living wage' to city employees
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Mon, 04/01/2013 - 4:44pm.READ MORE:
By: Julian March
Wilmington's roughly 1,000 city workers that officials say are underpaid could soon see their salaries increase.
City Council members spent a considerable amount of time discussing employee compensation during a Monday work session on next year's budget.
At the meeting, Human Resources Director Jeanne Sexton recommended that the city enact a new policy that pledges it will pay employees a “living wage.”
“We feel it's important that they be paid a decent living wage,” she said.
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