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By Taylor Tosheff
ABC27 WHTM, Harrisburg, PA, June 21, 2023

The Pennsylvania House passed a bill Tuesday to eventually raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. Employers who rely on tips would also see an increase. ...

“I feel like as employers, it’s our responsibility to pay a living wage and take care of our employees the best way we know how to,” said Jennie Groff, co-owner of Lancaster Sweet Shoppe and Stroopies Inc.

Groff employs refugee women living in Lancaster. Employees start at $13 an hour and move up to $14 after one month of training.

“Most of the women on our team are getting $15 or $16 currently,” said Groff. ...

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