Tag Archives: minimum wage

Mark’s Pizzeria lawsuit settled for $1.7 million

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Mark’s Pizzeria has reached a tentative $1.7 million settlement with employees who filed a class-action lawsuit against the company. The deal resolves a complaint filed in August 2015 claiming food delivery drivers ostensibly being paid minimum wage or slightly more ...

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New York offers hotline for minimum wage increase issues

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has advised workers to call a new hotline set up by the state Labor Department if employers do not comply with New York’s new minimum-wage rates. The new rates go into effect Dec. 31. The hotline number ...

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Minimum wage going up in New York

ALBANY — The minimum wage is going up at year’s end throughout New York state. Within New York City the wage will rise from $9 to $11 per hour, though the increase will be smaller for employees of small businesses. ...

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City aims to give municipal workers $15

Rochester is moving to raise the minimum wage of municipal workers to $15 an hour. Mayor Lovely Warren was joined by Gov. Andrew Cuomo when she announced the phased-in increase on Wednesday. Last week Cuomo said his administration would gradually ...

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$15 minimum wage proposal would affect millions

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a rally after the New York Wage Board in July endorsed a proposal to set a $15 minimum wage for workers at fast-food restaurants with 30 or more locations in New York. File photo

ALBANY — Even with minimum wage increases cropping up around the nation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $15-an-hour proposal stands out for directing so much more money to so many workers. Cuomo wants to phase in a minimum wage jump from the ...

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