Minimum Wage Gets Boost in 2018

If you’re earning minimum wage in the state of NY you’re going to see an increase this year. Governor Andrew Cuomo discussed the state initiative that bumps minimum hourly wages from $9.70 to $10.40 an hour in the Hudson Valley, and from $10 to $11 an hour on Long Island and in Westchester, and up to $15 an hour in New York City. In a press conference Sunday, Cuomo said minimum wage isn’t just earned by high school kids…40% of people who earn minimum wage are married or have a child…

Audio: Andrew Cuomo

The Hudson Valley is expected see the minimum wage hit $12.50 by 2020.

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