Irish minimum wage will go up by 30c on New Year's Day

Staten Islanders who work minimum-wage jobs will see a pay raise starting in the new year.

"I'm very concerned raising the cost of entry-level jobs will highlight the differences in cost between doing business in NY versus other states", Goodell said on Friday.

In 2006, voters approved an amendment to the Ohio Constitution ties minimum wage to inflation, .

According to the state Department of Labor, the minimum wage increase for fast-food workers applies to any employee whose job duties include customer service, cooking, food or drink preparation, delivery, security, stocking supplies or equipment, cleaning or routine maintenance. Businesses have stated that if they pay less than $15 an hour, they have retention issues. "Running a business and keeping people employed in and of itself is challenging, additional costs and mandates from New York State make it even more hard".


"This is the fourth time that the Fine Gael-led Government has introduced an increase to the minimum wage since it was cut in 2010". Restaurant and other workers who rely on tips will also not be making the new minimum wage.

"By moving to a $15 statewide minimum wage and enacting the strongest paid family leave policy in the nation, ny is showing the way forward on economic justice", said Cuomo. And that is the same rate for smaller companies with annual gross receipts of $305,000 or less per year, after January 1, 2018. These posters, just like any type poster can be ordered on line.

"The minimum wage increase, new paid family leave requirements and the state's proposed employee scheduling regulations are concerning to employers in the area", he said.

Senator Sherrod Brown is in favor of this push for $15 an hour, and he has 77 pages aimed at showing why, according to an article in the Dayton Daily News in March 3, 2017.

  • David Armstrong