NY lawmakers agree to statewide $15 minimum wage increase

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York lawmakers say they have come to an agreement on a plan for a statewide minimum wage increase of $15.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York lawmakers say

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York lawmakers say they have come to an agreement on a plan for a statewide minimum wage increase of $15. (April 1, 2016 7:30 AM)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York lawmakers say they have come to an agreement on a plan for a statewide minimum wage increase of $15.

State lawmakers met in Albany Thursday and agreed to include the bill in the state budget in 2017.

The bill includes statewide $15 minimum wage and 12 weeks of paid family leave. 

State lawmakers also agreed to include unprecedented investment in education,...

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