March at a minimum today

There’s a march today from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Washington Avenue entrance of the Capitol for the 1.5 million working class New Yorkers who are thwarted from  making ends meet because they earn minimum wage. The ongoing movement to get the minimum wage increased has involved cadres of people busing to Albany, […]

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New Yorkers deserve a livable wage

Did you know that the annual income for a New York state full-time minimum wage worker has not exceeded the federal poverty threshold since 1979? Did you know that the minimum wage is still $7.25 an hour in New York. That is sad. Sadder still are the number of school support staffers who are among […]

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Raise the minimum wage now!

Times are tough, but there are 264,000 people who have it tougher than you. There were more than 264,000 people in our state at or below the minimum wage in 2010. Keep in mind that the minimum wage in this state hasn’t been raised since 2009 when it went up 10 cents. It sits at […]

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