Newsday: The Battle Over the Minimum Wage

February 8, 2015
February 8, 2015 LI Advantage

Newsday: The Battle Over the Minimum Wage

Low-wage workers praise Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposal to increase the state minimum wage to $10.50, labor activists criticize it for not going far enough and business owners say it will force them to cut hours and employees.

Cuomo said last month that he wants to raise the state minimum wage to $10.50, and $11.50 in New York City, by the end of 2016. If the State Legislature approves the measure, New York State would have the highest minimum wage in the nation. Click here to read the full article…

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