New York Raises Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour Over Next Several Years

Governor Cuomo Signs $15 Minimum Wage Plan and 12 Week Paid Family Leave Policy into Law

Increases to Begin by End of 2016

Under new legislation, the New York minimum wage is generally expected to rise as follows:

  • For workers in New York City employed by large businesses (those with at least 11 employees), the minimum wage is expected to rise to $11 at the end of 2016, then another $2 each year after, reaching $15 on December 31, 2018.
  • For workers in New York City employed by small businesses (those with 10 employees or fewer), the minimum wage is expected to rise to $10.50 by the end of 2016, then another $1.50 each year after, reaching $15 on December 31, 2019.
  • For workers in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties, the minimum wage is expected to increase to $10 at the end of 2016, then $1 each year after, reaching $15 onDecember 31, 2021.
  • For workers in the rest of New York State, the minimum wage is expected to increase to$9.70 at the end of 2016, then another $0.70 each year after until reaching $12.50 onDecember 31, 2020—after which it will continue to increase to $15 on an indexed schedule.

Excited to Announce 3 New Record Label Activations This Week!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continuing the incredible momentum and successes of my powerful social phone technology, I am thrilled to announce 3 new Artist activations this week with Sony RCA, Atlantic Records and Velvet Hammer.

Stay tuned for the exciting campaign details for each!

ShoutOmatic’s “Social Media Phone Number” technology is helping to make a tremendous impact for Artists with increased exposure, fan engagement, sales and data acquisition.  Conversion rates range from a staggering 45 to 96%.

Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz uses Norm’s Technology to Promote CruzCrew App

Presidential hopeful, Senator Ted Cruz, uses Shout Hotline technology to Dummy-Proof the method to get his CruzCrew App download link delivered directly to his supporters hands.. literally.

When supporters call the Ted Cruz Hotline they hear a special message from the Senator.  After they hang up they receive a message from the Senator’s number thanking them for the call and with a link to download his CruzCrew App.

“It will take a new generation of courageous conservatives to reignite the promise of America, restore our Constitution, and bring back morning in America, but I’m confident that with your help, we can do it together. Download the app to join our grassroots movement.”

 

Rob Thomas uses Norm’s “Voice Technologies” to Thank his Fans with a Song

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Rob Thomas uses ShoutOmatic Voice Technologies to encourage his Fans to donate to his incredible charity for stray animals “Sidewalk Angels”.  If you call his Hotline Number you hear him sing you a special song thanking you for donating any amount you can.  After you hang up you receive a Text Message from his Number thanking you for your call and with a link to his PayPal page to donate.

If you press the PLAY button on his “Shout” in Facebook, you hear him sing to you and when the audio is finished, it automatically opens his Sidewalk Angels PayPal page for you to donate any amount you can….