Unshackle Upstate Responds to Latest Fast Food Wage Board Meeting

Posted: Jun 29th, 2015

“A substantial increase in the minimum wage – as Governor Cuomo's fast food wage board is preparing to put in place – will result in fewer jobs for fast food workers and higher prices for consumers. The board’s actions will be especially detrimental to young, low-skilled workers who are already struggling to enter the workforce.

It’s also troubling that the wage board appears to have decided to impose new labor regulations on an industry that it has yet to define. As if running a business in New York isn’t hard enough already, other employers will now have to wonder whether they will be the next the next target of the governor’s wage board.”