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Costco backs minimum wage hike in New York (with text)
Wholesale retailer Costco joined 176 other businesses and organizations Thursday to call for New York to raise its minimum wage.
“The $8.50 proposal is something that would be very fair for all businesses big and small,” Costco senior vice president and northeastern region general manager Jeff Long said during a conference call. “Since the inception of the company we’ve always believed paying...