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City unions call on Council to address pay gaps

In some cases, the disparities are enormous

Posted 9/30/22

Although the salaries of 95 percent of New York City’s municipal workers are collectively-bargained, there are still glaring inequities within some civil-service titles, according to a recent City Council report.

For instance, while the median annual salary for male city employees was $83,201, women earned a median pay of $60,327, the report noted. A racial pay gap was also present: white employees earned on average $24,965 more than black city workers and $21,310 more than Latino employees.

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