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Lifeguard shortage leads to pay above minimum wage

The Hudson Valley is in need of more lifeguards for this swimming season with some areas paying as much as $16 an hour.

News 12 Staff

Jun 15, 2021, 11:17 AM

Updated 1,099 days ago

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The Hudson Valley is in need of more lifeguards for this swimming season with some areas paying as much as $16 an hour.
Westchester County has expanded its lifeguard application by lowering the age requirement to 15.
First-time lifeguards in Greenburgh get $14.50 an hour, slightly above Westchester's minimum wage of $14.
In Rockland, Clarkstown is paying $14 an hour, which is above the county's minimum wage of $12.50.


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