People are struggling to survive on the current minimum wage, which is about $7.25 in most states. The good news is that both California and New York have signed legislature that raises the minimum wage to $15 per hour. However, workers will have to wait until the year 2022 for the new minimum wage law to take effect. California Governor, Jerry Brown, says this is a monumental step forward. The surprising fact is that nearly half of the workers in the state earn minimum wage. New Yorks Minimum Wage increase goes into effect in New York City before the rest of the state.
Governor Cuomo’s Proud
New York’s Governor Cuomo, states that he is proud to sign the new legislature to increase the minimum wage. Signing the new law surely gives hope to those that are struggling to make ends meet with the current minimum wage. However, there are others that wonder about the effect that the new raise might have on the smaller business owner. The fact is that the minimum wage seems stuck at $7.25 for most of the country. The hopes are that the smaller cities and states will follow California and New York with a raise in the minimum wage. The belief is that the Republican party is responsible for the slow wheels turning to raise the minimum wage. Still, some very high profile Democratic voices are fully behind a raise in the minimum wage for American workers.
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