Skip to main content

WIVB-TV News, 4 CBS, Buffalo, April 14, 2023

As the state budget debate continue in Albany without resolution, Buffalo business leaders are calling on the governor and legislature to once again raise the minimum wage. The New York Business for a Fair Minimum Wage Coaliton says they're supporting a plan to raise minimum wage to $21.25 and then be indexed in the future to coincide with inflation. ...

[Da’Von McCune, Owner, D Real McCoy Entertainment LLC said], "It creates a looming sense of despair for people to spend more and more time working and still barely being able to make ends meet. When we raise New York's minimum wage we will help other businesses benefit from a more focused and productive team and better service for our customers and clients."