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File #: 2010-0351    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Died due to expiration of legislative council session
File created: 4/20/2010 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
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Title: Ordinance amending the City Code at Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, Section 161.35: Pittsburgh Living Wage by repealing the current language in its entirety and replacing the City Code with new language on Living Wage.
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess
Indexes: PGH. CODE ORDINANCES TITLE 01 - ADMINISTRATIVE
Attachments: 1. 2010-0351.doc
Title
Ordinance amending the City Code at Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, Section 161.35: Pittsburgh Living Wage by repealing the current language in its entirety and replacing the City Code with new language on Living Wage.

Body
Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1. The City Code at Title One: Administrative, Article VII: Procedures, Chapter 161: Contracts, Section 161.35: Pittsburgh Living Wage, is hereby repealed in its entirety, and replaced with new language, as follows:

SEE ATTACHMENT
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161.35. PITTSBURGH LIVING WAGE.
[ (a) Title and Purpose.
(1) [Title.] Pittsburgh Living Wage Ordinance. This section shall be known as the "Pittsburgh Living Wage Ordinance."
(2) [Purpose.] The purpose of this section is to assure that employees of the City, City contractors, subcontractors and beneficiaries of tax, loan, grant and subsidy assistance or abatements provided by the City pay their employees a wage sufficient to meet the needs of a family of four (4) with two (2) full-time wage earners. This section is also designed to maximize access for low-and moderate-income Pittsburgh residents to the jobs that are created, maintained, or subsidized through City assistance.
(b) Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms are defined as follows:
(1) APPLICABLE DEPARTMENT. Office of the Controller of the City of Pittsburgh, or such other City department or agency responsible for administering a contract for assistance.
(2) ASSISTANCE. Assistance shall include:
a. Any grant, loan, tax incentive, bond financing, subsidy, or other form of assistance with a value of at least fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00), that a for-profit employer employing at least ten (10) employees, or any non-profit employer employing at least twenty-five (25) employees has received within any twelve-month period, by or through the authority or approval of the ...

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