Did De Blasio Make A Dent In The ‘Tale of Two Cities’? A New Analysis Of NYC Income Inequality Makes A Case
The trend marks a reversal of four decades of growing or flat income inequality in the city.
Nov 30, 2021 3:34 PM
NYC Poverty Level Drops To Record Lows, But Income Inequality Persists
The declines in poverty and unemployment in New York City follow a national trend.
Oct 1, 2019 2:29 PM
NYC's Top 0.1 Percent Makes Four Times The Income Of The Bottom Half Of Earners
That's 3,700 people making quadruple what 1.8 million people do.
Updated: Apr 20, 2017 3:52 PM
Who's Wealthier, Half The Human Race Or These 62 People?
You might not be shocked to learn that the world's 62 richest people now possess more wealth than half the planet.
Updated: Jan 18, 2016 3:57 PM
City Council Urged To Give City Council A Raise
The mayor's salary could also go from $225,000 to $258,750.
Updated: Dec 22, 2015 2:18 PM
NY Businesses See Bigger Profits, Workers See Nothing But Pocket Lint
"These data confirm once again that most workers in New York have not been sharing in the fruits of the state's economic growth over the past decade-and-a-half."
Updated: Dec 2, 2015 1:00 PM
City Councilmembers Want To Give Themselves Raises To $192K
That's six times what the average New Yorker makes, and three times what a moderately experienced public school teacher does.
Updated: Nov 12, 2015 2:06 PM
Over 1,000 Low-Wage Workers March On Brooklyn McDonald's To Protest "Modern Day Slavery"
"Working part-time at UPS is like modern day slavery. That's the only way I can describe it."
Updated: Nov 10, 2015 11:55 AM
Cuomo Will Back Statewide $15 Minimum Wage
Cuomo previously called a $13/hour minimum a "nonstarter" in Albany.
Updated: Sep 10, 2015 11:39 AM
Wage Board Calls For Fast Food Wages To Be Raised "Substantially"
Though not explicitly stated, the board is expected to recommend a $15-per-hour wage, as fought for by employees.
Updated: Jun 30, 2015 11:24 AM
"Fight For $15" Minimum Wage Rallies All Over NYC Today
The movement to raise the minimum wage to $15/hour is getting a
Updated: Apr 15, 2015 9:19 AM
Arts & Entertainment
NYC's Income Gap Mapped With Music & Subway Stops
Artist Brian Foo uses music to document median income along the 2 train.
Updated: Feb 6, 2015 3:39 PM
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