Word on the Street: Minimum wage raise

One business owner said the minimum wage should be raised, but not much. (6/3/14)

BROOKLYN - The city of Seattle recently voted to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour, making it the highest in the nation.

News 12 Brooklyn hit the streets to see what residents want the minimum wage in New York to be raised to. Some people said $15 is quite a bit, but felt $10 per hour would be fair enough.

One business owner said the minimum wage should be raised, but not by much.

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Others agreed that New York should follow Seattle's lead and raise the minimum wage to $15 due to the high cost of living in this state.

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