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Connecticut Voices for Children say there will be unintended consequences for families due to the increase in minimum wage unless the state updates its benefit eligibility criteria.

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The New York State Department of Labor has announced that the state’s phased $15 minimum wage increase will continue, with the next increase taking effect December 31, despite calls from Republican lawmakers and fiscal watchdog groups to put the raises on pause.

Minimum Wage Increases In N.Y. This Month

Dec 7, 2020
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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.

Connecticut Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect Today

Sep 1, 2020
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As of Tuesday the minimum wage in Connecticut has been raised to 12 dollars an hour. Under a law signed by Governor Ned Lamont, it will rise to 15-dollars an hour by 2023.

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Long Island and Westchester workers will see minimum wages rise to $13 per hour before the end of the year.

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