By Stacy Wescoe
Lehigh Valley Business, June 21, 2023. Also in Central Penn Business Journal.
The State of Pennsylvania is moving towards a higher minimum wage. The House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage in a proposal that would gradually increase the minimum wage from the current $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour by 2026. ...There would be annual cost-of-living increases beginning in 2027.
The plan has also received support from some business owners in the state, including John Schall, owner of El Jefe’s Taqueria in Bethlehem.
“Raising Pennsylvania’s minimum wage is...