'It will take care of our family' — NYC's for-hire vehicle drivers get 5.3% raise
The raise comes to reflect the 5.3% rise in the Consumer Price Index.
Feb 12, 8:01 AM
Restaurant Workers Left Out Of $15/Hour Minimum Wage Plan
A group of workers' and women's rights organizations are demanding the Cuomo administration get rid of the subminimum wage for restaurant workers.
Feb 4, 2020 9:29 AM
NYC Restaurants 'Thriving' While Paying $15 Minimum Wage, Study Finds
"It's hard to look at the comprehensive data we did and not understand that many, many restaurants have effectively adapted to the rising minimum wage. Not everyone, but the vast majority."
Updated: Aug 7, 2019 5:19 PM
Cuomo's Labor Department Is Dragging Its Feet On Tipped Wage Reform, Worker Advocates Say
Supporters were heartened to hear the governor supporting a policy that aims to benefit New York’s tipped workers, many of whom are women and low-income. But since then, the department has gone silent.
Updated: Mar 15, 2019 11:32 AM
Home Health Aide Workers Often Pull 24 Hour Shifts. So Why Are They Only Paid For 13?
'Firefighters are on call 24 hours and they get paid. Are we home attendants special because we're women? We are also on call. Why shouldn't we get all our pay?'
Updated: Feb 19, 2019 3:37 PM
Ride Hailing Companies Lyft & Juno Sue City Over Minimum Wage Law
The ride hailing companies Juno and Lyft are suing New York City to block a new minimum wage law for app-based drivers that was set to go into effect on Friday.
Updated: Jan 30, 2019 5:20 PM
NYC's Full $15 Minimum Wage Kicks In On New Year's Eve
Employees at New York City businesses with more than 10 workers will be the first to reach the full $15 minimum wage, starting on New Year's Eve.
Updated: Dec 27, 2018 10:00 AM
'I Thought It Was Normal': Nearly 25% Of NYC Diner Workers Say Their Bosses Rip Them Off On Wages
Employees at the Waverly Diner charge that the restaurant's owner cheated them out of $2 million in lost wages — then ducked out of paying them by declaring bankruptcy.
Updated: Dec 28, 2018 8:56 AM
Report: 1 In 20 NY Workers Get Paid Less Than Minimum Wage
"Immigrants are uniquely susceptible to this kind of activity because employers know that immigrants are less likely to speak out."
Updated: May 15, 2017 5:01 PM
Shake Shack Raises Its Prices To Bolster Workers' Wages
A ShackBurger will now cost $5.55 before tax.
Updated: Jan 7, 2017 3:49 PM
Fight For $15: First Phase Of NY State's Minimum Wage Increase Starts December 31, 2016
The minimum wage will be $15/hour in NYC by 2018.
Updated: Dec 29, 2016 3:12 PM
Cuomo Officially Signs $15 Minimum Wage, 12 Week Paid Family Leave Into Law
"At $9 an hour, you can't afford to raise a family in New York."
Updated: Apr 4, 2016 5:16 PM
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