Andrew Cuomo to Push for $15 Hourly Minimum Wage in New York

Andrew Cuomo to Push for $15 Hourly Minimum Wage in New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday will propose a $15 hourly minimum wage for all workers, according to people familiar with the matter, which would give the state the highest pay floor of any in the nation.

The push by Mr. Cuomo, a Democrat, comes after he moved earlier this year to boost the minimum wage for fast-food workers in the state. The state’s minimum hourly wage across all industries is now $8.75 and is set to increase to $9 at year’s end.

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Source: Wall Street Journal
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