Cuomo to Create $15 Minimum Wage for New York State Workers - See more at: http://www.portside.org/2015-11-10/cuomo-create-15-minimum-wage-new-york-state-workers-2#sthash.mFP5LEwn.dpuf
Cuomo to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 for All New York State Employees
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Tuesday that he would unilaterally establish a $15 minimum wage for all state workers, making New York the first state to set such a high wage for its public employees.
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A very similar situation to A&P bankruptcy is ongoing on the west coast, right now. Super chain, Haggen is auctioning off its stores. Thousands of UFCW members are affected.
Here's the latest UFCW statement.
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