New Coalition of Hundreds of New York Businesses Supports Raising and Then Indexing Minimum Wage
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Feb. 28, 2023—A new and growing coalition of hundreds of businesses and business organizations across New York – from retailers, restaurants and other small businesses to farms, manufacturers and the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce – released a statement today supporting Raise the Wage Act legislation (S1978A/A2204A) to raise and then index the state minimum wage. Business leaders, who continue to sign on daily, say it will boost consumer spending, strengthen New York’s workforce and businesses, and help build a more resilient economy.