August 25, 2021 —Jewish Senior Life is it is raising its minimum wage to $15/hour for staff working at the not-for-profit organization, effective September 5th.
“Our employees are our greatest asset,” says Michael King, President and CEO of Jewish Senior Life. “They are the heart of our organization, providing care and compassion to the older adults we serve.”
“Jewish Senior Life has a longstanding commitment to investing in our employees and paying them fairly and competitively,” says Emy Giacalone, Senior Vice President of Human Resources. “Currently, approximately 75% of our staff make over $15/hour.”
“We must continue to help fight poverty in our community,” King says, “by helping our employees make a sustainable living wage.