Fast Food Franchise Owners May Sue State of New York

July 27, 2015

They are upset over wage hikes for fast food workers.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently raised the minimum wage of fast food workers to $15 per hour, and franchise owners are not exactly happy. Many of them are considering suing the state over the decision. In May, Cuomo circumvented lawmakers by convening a panel to look at minimum wages in the fast food industry. The panel recommended this month that $15 per hour is an “adequate” wage for fast food workers, and soon the proposal will be passed on to Cuomo’s labor commissioner for approval. According to ABC 7, the…