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Ny Minimum Wage

Unions: Walmart Campaign Contributions Influenced NY Minimum Wage Deal

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business

ALBANY, N.Y. — Several labor unions say more than $400,000 in contributions by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. since 2010 helped bring about the creation o...

A Bad Deal for New York's Low-Wage Workers

Camille Rivera | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

By their nature, compromise agreements don't make everybody happy, but the new minimum wage deal that cleared the State Legislature is a particularly lousy compromise.

Minimum Wage Increase Coming To New York

Posted 03.18.2013 | New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo is reportedly close to striking a deal with New York lawmakers to raise the minimum wage to $9 per hour over the course of the n...

Increasing and Indexing the Minimum Wage: Taking a Real Stand for Workers' Rights

Camille Rivera | Posted 03.27.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

The need for reasonable wages that allow workers to live and support families in New York is real. These workers aren't asking to get rich, they just want to be able to work full-time and know that they can pay their bills.

The Fight for a Minimum Wage Increase in New York State

Ruben Diaz Jr. | Posted 07.04.2012 | New York
Ruben Diaz Jr.

Once, New York's minimum wage was a national leader, now our state must not fall behind and continue at the forefront of progressive policy initiatives. It's time to rebalance the scales. It's time for New York to raise the minimum wage.