New York minimum wage hike slashed from state budget: Gov. Cuomo caves to Republican opposition

Gov. Mario Cuomo had been a fierce advocate of hiking the minimum to $10.50, but backed off in a last-minute deal with his Republican opponents.

Cuomo's plan to raise minimum wage wins support of 84 religious leaders

Congregations of 84 prominent clergymen will be urged to support a hike to $11.50 an hour.

A new city ordinance could restrict grilling methods for barbecue restaurants close to residential areas in the Texas city.

Is scheduling certainty the next battle in the labor fight?

The measure would protect restaurants and other businesses from parties who buy up patents expressly for the purpose of suing alleged violators of usage rights.