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California Expected To Raise Minimum Wage To $15, And More…

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Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:08 pm

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California is on its way to becoming the first state to boost its minimum wage rate to $15 per hour. Gov. Jerry Brown, labor unions and state lawmakers this week reached a deal to incrementally raise California’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022. The current rate is $10 per hour, and plans call to go to $10.50 per hour on Jan. 1, 2017, with another 50-cent increase in 2018 and $1-per-year increases through 2022. Written in the agreement is a pause option for the governor who, by Sept. 1 of each year, can place a hold on the increase planned for the following January due to negative budgetary conditions…

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