Standard full-time Michigan worker would get 8.7 sick days per year under Democratic legislation
Democrats in both chambers of the state legislature intend to push bills granting 8.7 paid sick days per year.
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.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday pushed the state Legislature to approve an increase in the state minimum wage “whenever it first can be done,” a request that comes as labor advocates and some elected officials encourage Gov. Andrew Cuomo to call a special legislative session before the year’s end.