As part of Governor Cuomo's plan to raise the New York State minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2021.
Here are the minimum wage increases set to take effect Dec. 31, 2018
$15 an hour
The minimum wage for large employers in New York City
$12 an hour
The minimum wage on Long Island and in Westchester
Over 200 Western New York Workers boarded busses headed to Albany Tuesday morning to show their support for the "Fight For $15" movement.
One of our Mix 96 listeners, Antonella from North Buffalo, was on board one of those busses joining the thousands of others around the state to convince lawmakers to raise the minimum wage to $15, and want the changes made by the end of the month...
In Los Angeles and Seattle now, McDonald’s employees are making a $15 an hour minimum wage. This is a move McDonald’s employees have been waiting for. And now, the fast food giant has found a way to make their employees jobs a bit easier while improving customer service...or does it? Soon, you may find self-serve kiosks at your favorite McDonald's location. What do you think about that?
The New York State Assembly plans to pass a bill Tuesday (March 5) that will see minimum wage increase from $7.25 to $9 an hour. The passing of the bill will put pressure on Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has already proposed a minimum wage increase, to support the bill.
A new Siena Research poll indicates a majority of New Yorkers favor a hike in the state's minimum wage. Lawmakers in Albany have been talking about increasing New York's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.50 an hour. We would like to know what you think... take our poll or leave your own comments!