All of the following
may be attributed to Mike Durant, State Director of NFIB in response to
Governor Cuomo’s Minimum Wage Analysis.
businesses across New York have continuously expressed their very real concerns
on the impact of the Governor’s incessant and misguided push to increase their
labor costs. We find this alleged analysis absent the comprehensive
examination worthy of such state resources.
that there would be ZERO impact on small business, the price of goods and
services or employment is a false narrative and is completely self-serving
propaganda. Any serious study would disprove that this proposal is
simply an economic stimulus package and highlight that mandating a 67% increase
in labor costs on Main Street will, in fact, have serious consequences.”