Upstate residents seeking a living wage will have to wait till 2023 for the $15 an hour given to downstate folks in two years, under the latest compromise being advanced in Albany.
The seven year phase in may come about to get a deal done by Friday, the deadline for budget approval.
If passed this will allow the GOP to claim a great victory, when in fact they are also spending other people's money.
Why not have one rate for all and maybe people will move upstate for reasons other than drug dealing ?
Under Potential Compromise, Labor Department Controls Upstate Wage