Opposition to the proposed $9 minimum wage may be slowing its passage, but it clearly will pass in Albany, and Republicans will only be able at best to phase it in or claim they got some "tax credits" for small business.
Being in small business, whenever lawmakers say they are giving you tax credits, they are giving you nothing. We have to pay our bills with real money.
Funny thing is the argument that this will help small business. An argument coming from Senator Jeff Klein, a lawyer and big city Senator, who knows little about small business.
The indexing to inflation aspect is troubling as it institutionalizes inflation.
But, it's passing, so get it over with and you can keep the tax credits.....I've been served that meal before and its not very filling.
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