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Mayor Kenney wants to raise minimum wage for city contractors to $15/hour

September 25, 2018

By Staff

Four years after the City of Philadelphia first mandated a $12-an-hour minimum wage for its contractors and subcontractors, Mayor Kenney is asking for more.

Councilman Mark Squilla plans to introduce a bill Thursday on the mayor’s behalf to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour incrementally over the course of four years for its workers and that of city contractors and subcontractors.  Kenney will formally announce the bill at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.

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