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!