Tag: Minimum Wage

Last week, Governor Cuomo pitched a plan for a statewide $15 an hour minimum wage. That’s a 67-percent increase over what it will be by the end of this year. So what would this mean for the state’s economy? EJ McMahon from the Empire Center for Public Policy joined us to discuss. Read More

A forthcoming academic study will provide further evidence that a proposed increase in New York State's minimum wage will destroy job opportunities for young people. Read More