Author: Victoria Johnson


Queens Librarian speaks out for higher wages

Michael Wong spends most of his time surrounded by thousands of books, but you won’t see him reading from the Harry Potter series anytime soon. “I hate books,” said Wong, a phrase he often tells his co-workers jokingly. For most of the week, Wong, 47, a senior librarian works full […]


Unlikely minimum wage workers to join the fight for higher wages

New York City’s workers outside of the fast food industry might be next in the battle for higher wages alongside tipped workers. In the spring, workers at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital protested for higher wages. “We got fast food workers calling for a $15 per hour minimum wage and […]