Ithaca, N.Y. — Five Ithaca area employers have been certified as paying their workers a living wage, the Tompkins County Workers’ Center said Friday.

The announcement means 84 organizations in the area are now designated as “Living Wage Employers,” said Pete Meyers, coordinator of the center.

The employers are:

— Town of Danby, 1830 Danby Road, Ithaca
— Quintile Biosciences, 19 Brown Road, Ithaca
— Miller Mayer Law Office, 202 E. State Street, Ithaca
— Ithaca Oral Surgery and Implant Care, 1301 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca
— Avalon Homes, 950 Danby Road, Ithaca

The five employers hire 233 workers, according to Meyers. For more on the center’s Living Wage Employer Certification Program, see here: http://www.tcworkerscenter.org/community/certified-employers/.

Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.