Saturday, August 4, 2018

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: PR Gov. Ricardo Rossello $15-Per-Hour Minimum Wage for Public Works

  "With the devastation that Hurricane Maria left behind, this increase in wages for public construction workers in Puerto Rico is a big victory for the people who rebuilding the island,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “While Puerto Rico continues to face struggles, in the aftermath of such a natural disaster, this will pump more money into the economy, help solidify the middle class with good union jobs and will help stabilize the Island as we rebuild. I salute LIUNA and thank Gov. Ricardo Rossello for this agreement and this important step in revitalizing the economy of the island," said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

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