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Cuomo announces end to sub-minimum wage for 70,000+ workers

WNYT Staff
Updated: December 31, 2019 04:51 PM
Created: December 31, 2019 01:53 PM

New York is getting rid of its sub-minimum wage in certain industries.

The order from the Department of Labor impacts 70,000 people across the state, including nail salon workers, hairdressers, dog groomers, and more.

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Advocates have argued for years there is little oversight of sub-minimum wage industries, which allows business owners to avoid compensating tipped employees, like people who work at car washes and nail salons, if they don't make enough in tips to meet the standard minimum wage.

Restaurant workers are not affected by the new rule.


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