wages

No Pay Increase In Sight for City-Workers
NEW BEDFORD- A pay increase won’t be coming anytime soon for city workers.
A motion to adopt a new contract for those employed by the City of New Bedford, proposed by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), was not passed by City Council during sess…
Lopes Makes Minimum Wage, Gun Proposals
A measure being proposed by Ward 6 City Councillor Joe Lopes would require that all businesses which receive Tax Increment Financing or STA from the City of New Bedford pay their employees ten percent above the minimum wage.