Cuomo Applauds Amazon Minimum Wage Hike

ALBANY – Amazon announced this week it is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all United States Employees and New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo applauds the decision.
Cuomo in a statement saying he applauds amazon for following New York’s lead and raising the minimum wage.
Cuomo said that this decision helps working families who are the backbone of our economy.
New York’s Governor urges other businesses and states to follow suit and show the same respect to their workers.
Amazon said the $15 minimum wage hike will benefit more than 250,000 Amazon Employees and 100,000 seasonal workers.
Compare that to the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.