Thursday, November 13, 2014

Peril and Daring at Not Much More Than a Living Wage in New York City

Peril, and Daring, at 1 World Trade Center as Window Washers Are Trapped. (The New York Times, 11/12/2014)

Mr. [Juan] Lizama and Mr. [Juan] Lopez, who officials said were unhurt, could not be reached for comment. John McDermott, the president of Upgrade Service, which employs the men, said the cause of the accident “appears to be equipment failure of the traction hoist brake mechanism that supports one side of the rig.”

On his LinkedIn profile, McDermott lists himself as President CEO of Upgrade Services LLC and President of Global BMU.

 What's the pay for all of this excitement?
The average salary for High Rise Window Washer in New York, New York is $47,689. If you were to work as a High Rise Window Washer in New York, New York you could expect a starting salary of $39,274. You could expect to make a salary of around $56,105 after some time.

 Source:  WindowWasherSalary

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