The Tompkins County Workers’ Center is pleased to announce that we now have 84 Certified Living Wage Employers, including our very first outside of Tompkins County, having just added the following:
**Community Science Institute, 95 Brown Road, Ithaca
**Energy Tec, 405 Campbell Avenue, Ithaca
**Family and Children’s Service of Ithaca, 127 W. State Street, Ithaca
**Ten Thousand Villages Ithaca, 171 The Commons, Ithaca
The four new Living Wage-Certified Employers employ a total of 86 workers; this brings the total of workers, countywide and regionally, who are working for Living Wage Employers up to over 2,425.
The Workers’ Center initiated the Living Wage Employer Certification Program in 2006 to publicly recognize and reward those employers who pay a Living Wage, as defined by Alternatives Federal Credit Union. Any employer in the private, public, and non-profit sectors is eligible to apply. With your help, we can provide incentives for other employers in our community! Please go to http://www.tcworkerscenter.org/community/certified-employers/ to find out which employers are Living Wage-Certified, as well as to download criteria and an application form.