Economy & Working Families

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  • Added over 500,000 jobs, record number in City history.
  • Raised the minimum wage to $15 for City employees and contractors, and championed legislation that raised minimum wage to $15 for all workers in New York City.
  • Fought for and expanded paid sick leave for additional 500,000 workers.
  • Awarded over $11 billion in City contracts to minority and women-owned businesses.
  • Helped lift 281,000 New Yorkers out of poverty or near-poverty.
  • Enacted fair scheduling law protecting over 300,000 fast food workers from unfair scheduling practices.
  • Required ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft to pay drivers a living wage, leading to a $10,000 annual pay increase for over 80,000 drivers.
  • Legislation will pass this year making NYC the first city in the nation to require employers to provide at least two weeks of paid vacation to employees.

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