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.
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.
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.
They are hoping the wage will be raised to $15 an hour.
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De Blasio’s appearance on the show comes a week after the mayor was in Washington D.C. to push a progressive agenda.
Cuomo says he will direct the state labor commissioner to examine the minimum wage in the fast-food industry.
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.
Fast food workers are rallying this morning for a $15 hourly wage in what they’re calling their largest mobilization.
McDonald’s employees and supporters protested for a larger wage increase in New York City Saturday.
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.
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.
Restaurant servers, hotel housekeepers and other tipped workers in New York state will soon make $7.50 an hour before tips.
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
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.
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.