wages http://wrvo.org en Study says low-income employment harms employee health http://wrvo.org/post/study-says-low-income-employment-harms-employee-health <p></p><p>They’re the people you probably come in contact with every day: the custodians, the restaurant workers, the landscape employees who make an average of fewer than ten dollars an hour. But what is it like to be&nbsp; a low-income worker in Syracuse and how does it impact their health? One agency asked these questions to 275 local workers. While the answers weren’t surprising, they provide a basis for future initiatives.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:04:38 +0000 Ellen Abbott 55005 at http://wrvo.org Study says low-income employment harms employee health Ant-poverty tour highlighting inequality in New York state http://wrvo.org/post/ant-poverty-tour-highlighting-inequality-new-york-state <p></p><p>A campaign by the New York State Community Action Association to change perceptions of poverty was launched last week in Albany. The "From Poverty to Opportunity Tour 2014" is running in conjunction with a series of speaking events around the state that will feature people sharing personal stories of their experience of poverty.</p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:34:00 +0000 Jenna Flanagan 54139 at http://wrvo.org Ant-poverty tour highlighting inequality in New York state Salary prospects dim for the Class of 2013, more of the same ahead http://wrvo.org/post/salary-prospects-dim-class-2013-more-same-ahead <p>High paying jobs will remain elusive for the class of 2013 as a slow economic recovery drags on, according to numbers tallied by an economic policy center. Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:19:58 +0000 Ryan Delaney 35889 at http://wrvo.org Salary prospects dim for the Class of 2013, more of the same ahead