Op-Ed: New York City Should Give Human Services Workers a Pay Raise

“While many workers feel a righteous call to action that brings them to the human services field, the satisfaction that comes with doing this work does not pay the rent, cover health care costs, provide money for retirement or prepare kids for college. The eroding purchasing power of staff salaries in a high cost-of-living environment is already causing a massive shortage of available talent, depriving the human services sector of workers who can’t afford to enter or stay in the field.”

Read the full op-ed in NYN Media.

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