Why a minimum wage increase upstate could lead to further hikes
New York labor officials are proposing a $1 increase in the minimum wage for counties north of Westchester. If given final approval, the wage would reach $14.20 by the end of the year.
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Activists are pushing to end policies that allow employers to pay some workers less than the $7.25 federal minimum wage.
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The “Fight for $15," movement, which will mark its 10-year anniversary in November 2022, “has influenced policy debates and the public conversation about fair pay and workplace rights,” but there is more to be done, said the report.
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