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Connections: The Impact Of a $15 Minimum Wage

Oct 7, 2015

A $15 minimum wage is what Governor Andrew Cuomo wants for all of New York State. Earlier this year, Cuomo's wage board pushed through the wage for the fast food industry alone, but the governor says that's not enough. Our guests discuss the possible impact of a $15 wage. We're joined by:

  • Chris Wiest, Vice President of Public Policy with the Rochester Business Alliance
  • Colin O'Malley, Organizing Director for Metro Justice
  • Kent Gardner, Chief Economist with the Center for Governmental Research