Lawmakers agree to raise New York's minimum wage to $9
Albany (WTNY) -- New York State's minimum wage is set to go up in the latest budget deal.
According to reports the minimum wage in the Empire State will jump from $7.25 an hour to $8.00 an hour in January of 2014. Further increases would see the minimum wage move to $8.75 in 2015 and then $9.00 in 2016.
A measure to have the minimum wage automatically increase with the rate of inflation has been tabled.
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