NYLON — Restaurant workers are celebrating a wage increase for chains with more more than 30 locations that will raise their minimum wage to $15 an hour in New York State.
According to our news partner 13WHAM the hike will not immediately impact chains in Western New York and be implemented in New York City first, starting in 2016.
In New York City, the wage would be increased to $10.50 on December 31, 2015, then $12 on the same date in 2016, $13.50 in 2017, and $15 in 2018.
The rest of the state will be $9.75 by the end of 2015, $10.75 in 2016, $11.75 in 2017, $12.75 in 2018, $13.75 in 2019, $14.50 in 2020, and $15 in 2021.
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