NY governor proposes statewide $15 minimum wage

NY governor proposes statewide $15 minimum wage

Governor says labor commissioner accepted quick-service minimum wage limits in New York State

Quick-service restaurant chains in New York State will start paying a minimum wage of $15 an hour as soon as 2018, after the state labor commissioner accepted recommendations from a fast-food wage board, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday.

Speaking at a rally with labor activists in New York City alongside Vice President Joe Biden, Cuomo also proposed a $15 minimum statewide wage for all industries, which will have to get past the state’s legislature. Cuomo said the decisio

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