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Op-ed column

It’s time for state minimum wage hike

Sunday, March 3, 2013
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Op-ed column

New York’s effort, in particular, has been championed by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who proposed an increase to $8.50 an hour last year and now wants it at $9, with indexing to inflation. One would think this would be a no-brainer for our progressive state. Sadly, that’s not translating into legislative support just yet. ...

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