Minimum wage

In advance of hearing on minimum wage, hundreds rally at NYU on June 15, 2015. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

N.Y. State Board: Minimum Wage For Fast-Food Workers Should Go Up

The three members of a New York state board considering minimum wage increases for fast-food workers said the wage should rise, though they haven’t immediately determined how high and when.

06/29/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced June 24, 2015, that the city will expand its vision screening program to all 130 community schools and will partner with Warby Parker to provide a free pair of glasses to every student in need at P.S. 50 Library in Manhattan. (Credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

Sources To CBS2: De Blasio Rejected Offer To Raise Minimum Wage

Sources say the offer to hike the minimum wage was offered as part of a deal to revamp disability pensions for cops and firefighters injured in the line of duty.

06/24/2015

Fast Food Minimum Wage Rally

Board Mulling Wage Hike For Fast Food Workers Meets In NYC

A board created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to consider a minimum wage increase for the state’s fast-food workers is meeting in New York City.

06/15/2015

Fast food workers and others protest in favor of a $15 minimum wage in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

Workers On Long Island Rally For Higher Minimum Wage

They are hoping the wage will be raised to $15 an hour.

06/11/2015

US Conference of Mayors (USCM) Cities of Opportunity Task Force chairman New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during an event to urge Congress to enact a long-term renewal of the federal transportation law on the East Front of the US Capitol on May 13, 2015 in Washington. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill de Blasio Talks Income Inequality, $15 Minimum Wage, And Progressive Politics On ‘CBS This Morning’

De Blasio’s appearance on the show comes a week after the mayor was in Washington D.C. to push a progressive agenda.

05/20/2015

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Cuomo To Bypass Legislature In Bid To Raise Minimum Wage

Cuomo says he will direct the state labor commissioner to examine the minimum wage in the fast-food industry.

05/07/2015

Connecticut state Capitol in Hartford (file/Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Bill Would Fine Some Businesses Not Paying Workers $15 An Hour

A bill being considered in Hartford calls for fines of $1 an hour for every worker on the job who’s earning less than $15.

04/20/2015

Demonstrators stage die-in on sidewalk in front of a McDonald's at Amsterdam and 71st. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Fast Food Workers Rally For Higher Wages In NYC

Fast food workers are rallying this morning for a $15 hourly wage in what they’re calling their largest mobilization.

04/15/2015

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McDonald’s Workers, Supporters Protest For Higher Wages In Chelsea

McDonald’s employees and supporters protested for a larger wage increase in New York City Saturday.

04/04/2015

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

N.Y. State Budget Agreement Includes Education, Ethics Reforms; Eliminates Minimum Wage Hike

The New York state budget agreement struck Monday did not include a minimum wage hike or property tax relief, but it did include a new tax cut for luxury yachts.

03/30/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks at the Association for a Better New York’s breakfast at The Pierre hotel on March 5, 2015. (credit: Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)

De Blasio Urges Business Leaders To Raise Minimum Wages

De Blasio appeared at a gathering of The Association for a Better New York — a group that has not always seen eye-to-eye with the liberal mayor.

03/05/2015

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Cuomo Administration Announces Plan To Raise Tipped Wage To $7.50

Restaurant servers, hotel housekeepers and other tipped workers in New York state will soon make $7.50 an hour before tips.

02/24/2015

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Wage Board Suggests $7.50 Wage For Tipped Workers In NY

Restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York state would make $7.50 an hour before tips under a proposal recommended by a state wage board Friday

01/30/2015

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo To Push For Tax, Minimum Wage Initiatives In State Of The State Address

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will give his State of the State address Wednesday, but he has already previewed much of his 2015 agenda, including a minimum wage hike and small-business tax cut.

01/20/2015

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Supporters Of Minimum Wage Hike Ask Gov. Cuomo To Overrule Panel

Supporters of a pay increase for restaurant servers want Gov. Andrew Cuomo to overrule a state board opposed to giving tipped workers the standard minimum wage.

01/09/2015

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