ALBANY – Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday announced the dates and locations for the upcoming public hearings to address the possibility of ending minimum wage tip credits in New York State, also known as the subminimum wage.
“New York continues to be a national leader in fighting for justice for working men and women, and by providing a platform for New Yorkers’ concerns to be heard, we are furthering our efforts to deliver fair wages for all,” Governor Cuomo said. “I am urging those impacted by this proposal to register, attend a hearing, and help us move this state one step closer toward a better, more just New York.”
This proposal would not eliminate tipping, only the subminimum wage.
Hearings will take place in several community, and preregistration is required for anyone wishing to speak at any of the hearing.
In Western New York, a hearing has been set for Wednesday, March 21 in the Buffalo Common Council Chamber, starting at 10 a.m.
Written testimony must be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org before July 1, 2018.
Additional detail can be found online at the website labor.ny.gov/subminimum.