Op Ed State Budget

A $15 Public-Worker Wage Will Cost a Lot

January 03, 2016

There is a growing movement in New York, led by low-wage workers and unions and now championed by Gov. Cuomo, to raise the legally minimum pay to $15 per hour — a sizable increase over the current statewide minimum of $8.75, which rose on Dec. 31 to $9.

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