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Retail Workers Demand Pay Increase After New York Approves $15 Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers

New pay increase marks the nation's first state-wide industry specific raise in history

Following the passing of New York’s $15 Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers bill, retail…

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Gov. Cuomo Announces New Efforts to Protect Nail Salon Employees

A new set of bill of rights will now be printed and displayed in nail salons across the city

Gov. Cuomo announces new plan to protect the pay and health of nail salon employees.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Announces $30 Million in Funding for Summer Youth Employment Program

Funds will help expand job opportunities for local teens from low-income families

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces $30 million in funding to increase youth employment opportunities for New…

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Jay Z Meets with New York Governor to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform

Leaders meet to discuss social issues and legislative reform

Jay Z and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo meet to discuss changes that need to…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Tool to Stop Payday Lenders

Database will help identify and halt illegal lending

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Despite the fact that payday lending is illegal in many states, it is…

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