Tipped Workers To Get $7.50 An Hour

February 25,  2015

ALBANY, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo says the New York State Labor Department’s ruled that there is going to be one wage for tipped workers who work in food services, service employees and service employees in the resort hotels: $7.50 an hour.

The governor also says he wants to eventually see an increase minimum wage statewide from $9.00 an hour to $11.50 an hour.

Click here to see video of the governor’s speech from yesterday (go 15:55 in to the video, to see the part about the tipped workers and the minimum wage proposal.)