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New York, New Jersey Raising Minimum Wage In New Year

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Minimum wage is getting a bump in the new year for workers in New York State and New Jersey.

New York's minimum hourly wage goes up to $12.50 statewide Thursday.

It rises to $14 an hour on Long Island and in Westchester County.


There's no increase in New York City, where it's already at $15 an hour.

Then on Friday, minimum wage rises to $12 an hour for most workers across New Jersey.

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