New York plans $15-an-hour minimum wage for fast food

by Patrick McGeehan

Fast-food workers and supporters gathered in Manhattan to watch a live video of the wage board’s decision. The governor hailed it as an example of New York’s progressiveness. Photo: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

The labor protest movement that fast-food workers in New York City began nearly three years ago has led to higher wages for workers all across the country. On Wednesday, it paid off for the people who started it.

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