“You’re not considered important until you’re really truly needed, such as in a time like this … I think anyone deemed essential needs a pay bump.”
Despite a relative win for recycling workers, living wage advocates pledge to keep on fighting
Will Boston set a new regional precedent and finally pay recycling workers a living wage?
Boston is aiming to achieve “zero waste,” which some say can create more living-wage jobs. Is part of this lofty goal rooted in the region’s dirtiest hypocrisy?