The minimum wage for employees of New York City businesses with 11 or more employers will rise from $13 to $15 an hour.
The state-level Department of Labor will also hold a public education campaign to inform the larger community of workers of the minimum wage increase and measures they can take in case employers breach the new regulation.
In Long Island and Westchester County, the minimum wage is rising from $11 to $12.
The Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association (NECA) on Thursday expressed its disappointment over delay in implementation of the new national minimum wage. "We won't stop until every New Yorker is paid the fair wages they deserve".
The boosts come six years after the launch of the Fight for $15 movement in which New York City fast food workers demonstrated for a $15-per-hour minimum wage.
While the Sunshine State's minimum wage is more than a dollar higher than the federal rate ($7.25 per hour), the increase still feels like an insult to a working class that flirts with poverty on a daily basis. It will rise to $15 on December 31, 2021.
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Nineteen states are set to kick off 2019 with minimum wage hikes, according to the group Business for a Fair Minimum Wage. 21 cents - is, somehow, the biggest increase in the state minimum wage since 2012. Last year, she briefly made $10 an hour until Missouri passed a law to pre-empt wage increases in its cities.
The minimum wage will be increasing in DE twice in 2019.
The GOP-led state legislature in MI took extraordinary steps to deny a wage increase for hundreds of thousands of workers.
As a part of its continued efforts to protect workers and their families in MA, the AG's Office issued its third annual Labor Day Report on the office's efforts to address wage theft and other forms of worker exploitation last month.
Millions of workers are due for a raise next year.
In September 2018, the MI legislature adopted, as legislation, a ballot initiative that had been scheduled to be on the November ballot that would have raised the state minimum to $12 by 2022.