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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

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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

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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

Protesters march through a McDonald's demanding a raise on the minimum wage to $15 per hour on Dec. 4, 2014, in New York (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Minimum Wage Workers In NY, NJ To Get Raises In 2015

Workers in New York state will see their hourly wage jump from $8 to $8.75, while it will rise in New Jersey from $8.25 to $8.38.

12/29/2014

Union leader Randi Weingarten at a Walmart protest in North Bergen, N.J. on Nov. 28, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Walmart Workers Demand Higher Wages, More Full-Time Positions

Protesters outside a Walmart in North Bergen are taking part in a national movement from Los Angeles to Washington.

11/28/2014

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) arrives with New York State governor Andrew Cuomo (L) at a campaign event to support Cuomo's reelection October 30, 2014 in New York City. Citizens go to the polls next Tuesday, November 4. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bill Clinton Stumps For Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Bill Clinton is throwing his political weight behind New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for re-election.

10/30/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds a response and readiness briefing about Ebola at Hackensack University Medical Center on Oct. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Christie Defends His Remarks On Minimum Wage

Christie went on to accuse Democrats and President Barack Obama of focusing on the issue because the country’s economy hasn’t been growing fast enough.

10/23/2014

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