Four long years of striking and protesting has finally paid off. New York legislators have decided to do the right thing.
A panel appointed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recommended today that the state's minimum wage for fast-food workers be raised to $15 an hour, reports The New York Times. That's a 70% raise for those earning the state's current minimum wage of $8.75.
Shortly after the decision was made, Cuomo tweeted this: