Tag: Minimum Wage

According to research, higher pay — means fewer jobs! The report suggests that raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour would hurt the workers the policy is intended to help. According to the study, this statewide increase would cost New York State at least 200,000 – 588,800 jobs. Read More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's push to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour could do more harm than good, according to a new report released Thursday by two conservative think tanks. Read More

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