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Tag Archives: Minimum Wage
“The announced conceptual agreement on the State budget sends a difficult and regressive message to small business owners across New York. While the agreement allows for tax cuts for small business, it in no way offsets the mandated increase in … Continue reading
Below are excerpts from a letter that an NFIB/NY member sent describing both the personal and real impact of the proposed hike in the minimum wage. In regards to the minimum wage hike, please take a moment to consider how … Continue reading
As budget negotiations enter the final critical stage, with all signs pointing to an early finish, New York’s small businesses have every reason to watch closely. While there are aspects in both the Governor and Senate’s budget proposals which, in … Continue reading
A day after Speaker Sheldon Silver again called on an ill-advised raise in labor costs by 20 percent and doubled down on a call to kill off the enormous economic potential for natural gas development, the National Federation of Independent … Continue reading
In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama unveiled his latest proposal to influence free market outcomes: raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour. For businesses across the country, he said, it would mean customers with … Continue reading
Albany (February 14, 2013) – Mike Durant, State Director for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), New York’s leading advocate for small business owners, today issued the following statement in response to a new minimum wage proposal by Assembly … Continue reading
Why shouldn’t teenagers living at home with their well-to-do parents get a raise? Why shouldn’t highly paid union employees get a bump in pay? So what if poor people end up with no jobs, reduced hours and higher prices on … Continue reading
Albany (February 7, 2013) – Mike Durant, State Director for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), New York’s leading advocate for small business owners, today issued the following statement in response to the Women’s Chamber of Commerce and other … Continue reading
Recently, I have had the fortune to discuss minimum wage, the State budget and the state of New York’s economy. Hear what NFIB/NY has to say.. With Gannett’s Albany Bureau and on Capital Tonight with NFIB/NY’s partner Brian Sampson of … Continue reading
New York Times columnist Paul Sullivan recently wrote an article entitled, “What the Small Player Can Expect When Using a Lobbyist,” and suggested that small businesses are at a disadvantage when it comes to having their interests represented before lawmakers. … Continue reading