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Posted inInside our Newsroom

PublicSource wins awards for 2019 reporting and thanks storytellers and the community for their trust

PublicSource has been honored with six state, regional and national awards for coverage in 2019. From toxic chemicals in the environment to first-person perspectives on mental health and a deep look at what it means to live on low wages in Western Pennsylvania, these awards honor excellent reporting of stories often left untold.  While PublicSource […]

Posted inSALARIES DATA

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County governments are on track to reach $15 minimum wage. Some ask: Is $15 enough?

In the City of Pittsburgh, 59 municipal employees — including refuse workers, school crossing guards and administrative clerks — earn below the $15-per-hour benchmark that labor advocates have been pushing for nationally.

In Allegheny County, 169 full-time government workers still need wage increases to hit that benchmark. They include food-service workers and housekeepers at Kane Community Living Centers, among others.

Posted inEquity

YWCA Greater Pittsburgh gains momentum in mission to fight racism and empower women

This story was originally published by NEXTpittsburgh, a news partner of PublicSource. NEXTPittsburgh is an online publication about the people advancing the region and the innovative and cool things happening here. Sign up to get NEXTpittsburgh free. Most organizations have experienced profound changes over the last year or so, but few more so than the […]