The Hill: Minimum wage increases go into effect in three states, major cities

By Niv Elis
The Hill, July 1, 2020

Higher minimum wages will go into effect for workers in Illinois, Nevada and Oregon, as well as a handful of major cities, starting July 1. ...

“The July 1 raises are welcome increases for the economy, because more money in the pockets of workers means more consumer spending at local businesses," said Holly Sklar, CEO of Business for a Fair Minimum Wage. ...

The last federal minimum wage increase took place 11 years ago.

Read more

Share +