Minimum Wage in NYS Increases an Extra 70 Cents an Hour

Minimum wage employees in Upstate New York will start earning more money.

The hourly wage is going from $11.10 an hour to $11.80.

There will also be a 70 cent increase to $12.50 an hour one year from now.

The State Department of Labor is urging employees to call and report businesses that don't follow the new minimum wage increase.

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