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Cuomo Calls for $15/Hour Minimum Wage Statewide

By Fox 40 Staff.
Governor Cuomo is calling for a $15 per hour minimum wage for all workers in New York State. this as the State's Labor Commissioner signed an order Thursday designating that $15 per hour minimum wage for fast food workers.

Cuomo was joined by Vice President Joe Biden in New York City as he made the announcement Thursday. For fast food workers the $15 minimum wage will be phased in in New York City by the end of 2018. in the rest of the state it will be phased in by July of 2021.