Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, M.D. explains why Cleveland Clinic is increasing its minimum wage to $15 an hour, today in The Plain Dealer:
“Every caregiver’s role is important. Increasing our minimum wage demonstrates our commitment to our employees and their families, as well as the community and our patients. It is a reflection of who we want to be as an organization,” he wrote.
“Cleveland Clinic caregivers are a critical part of our region’s social fabric. When they are healthy and financially well, they are able to give back and uplift their neighborhoods … We are from Cleveland. We believe in Cleveland. We care for Cleveland. And we invest in Cleveland, which includes investing in our caregivers.”
Read the entire piece on cleveland.com: Why Cleveland Clinic Is Increasing Its Minimum Wage to $15