21 states to increase minimum wage in 2015

21 states to increase minimum wage in 2015

NRN breaks down what restaurant operators can expect in each state

As the debate about what constitutes a “living wage” continues among lawmakers across the country, restaurant operators will see minimum wage increases in 21 states, starting Jan. 1, 2015.

Some increases are the result of legislation enacted in 2014, and others are increases pegged to the Consumer Price Index or inflation.

As of Jan. 1, 29 states and the District of Columbia will have a minimum wage set higher than the federal rate of $7.25 per hour, accord

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