New minimum wage in effect throughout New York State
- New York 12/31/2015 by Linda Perry (WBAI News)
On December 31st in New York State the minimum wage goes up to $9.00 an hour. For Fast Food Workers, the rate goes up to $10.50 in New York City and $9.75 in New York State. Tipped Hospitality Workers also get a raise to $7.50 an hour.
Fast Food Workers started it all off. Please click on the arrow above to hear our report.
The Fight For 15: Rally outside Upper West Side McDonald's for fair wages and the right to form a union. April 15, 2015