Tag: state minimum wages

  • 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…