Tag: minimum wage

  • Alaskans to vote on a ballot initiative to increase minimum wage to $15 per hour and require paid sick leave

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    In Alaska, a ballot initiative that would increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour and require employers to provide paid sick leave has qualified for the ballot. The initiative will appear on the ballot for Nov. 5, 2024, unless the legislature adjourns on or before April 22, in which case the initiative could appear…

  • Signatures submitted for $15 minimum wage and paid sick leave initiative in Alaska

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    On Jan. 10, the Better Jobs for Alaska campaign submitted more than 41,000 signatures for an initiative that would increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour. The initiative may appear on the Nov. 2024 general election ballot. The initiative would increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour by July 1, 2027. It would…

  • Minimum wage set to increase in 25 states in 2024 by an average of $0.86

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    In 2024, the minimum wage will increase in 25 states. The increases range from $0.23 in Michigan (a 2.23% increase from 2023) to $2.00 in Hawaii (a 14.29% increase from 2023). The 2024 increases come from state laws adopted in the past that provided for incremental increases and inflation adjustments. Twenty-two states have increases on…

  • Florida minimum wage to increase from $11 to $12 on Sept. 30

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    Florida’s minimum wage will increase by $1, from $11.00 per hour to $12.00 per hour, on Sept. 30, 2023. The increase is due to a 2020 initiative, known as Amendment 2, which was approved with 61% of voters in favor and 39% of voters opposed. The amendment was designed to raise the state’s minimum wage,…

  • Minimum wages set to increase in 27 states in 2023 by an average of $0.87

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    In 2023, the minimum wage was set to increase in 27 states. The increases range from $0.23 in Michigan (a 2.28% increase from 2022) to $1.50 in Nebraska (a 14.29% increase from 2022). one increase was set to take effect on December 31, 2022; 22 increases were set to take effect on January 1, 2023;…