Minimum Wage Increases In N.Y. This Month

Dec 7, 2020
Fast Food Worker
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New York State is scheduled to raise its minimum wage from $11.80 to $12.50. The increase is set to go into effect starting December 31st.

ESPN Headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut.
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Broadcast sports giant ESPN is telling employees that pandemic-related layoffs are coming. In addition to the cuts, company president Jimmy Pitaro says 200 open positions will be eliminated.

Seth Wenig / AP

Massachusetts-based Raytheon Technologies announced it is moving some production from a Connecticut plant run by its subsidiary Pratt & Whitney to North Carolina.

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Pay raises for 80,000 state government employees in New York have been deferred a third time, according to the Civil Service Employees Association.

Nam Y. Huh

Connecticut is mailing letters Monday to unemployed workers to tell them how they can receive extended state benefits after a federal weekly benefit runs out next month.