Raising the New York state minimum wage to $15 by July 2021 would lift wages for 3.2 million workers

Since the beginning of the 20th century, U.S. states have used minimum-wage laws to help ensure that regular employment provides the means to a decent quality of life. For decades following its enactment in 1938, the federal minimum wage provided this protection for workers across the United States.  Click here to read full article.