In NY, Nonprofits Push the State to Cover Costs of Living Wage for Workers

…Earlier this year, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio raised the minimum wage for the 30,000 employees at those nonprofit social services contractors. The move will cost city taxpayers about $200 million through 2020. Nonprofit groups are now calling on New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo to do the same for workers contracted by the state. Crain’s asks, “What happens when those subsidies end? Or when tax revenue drops?”