6.8 Million People Got a Raise Yesterday. Were You One?
Evil HR Lady
JANUARY 2, 2020
an hour (Florida) to $1.50 an hour (New Mexico and Washington). Twenty-one states had minimum wage increases go into effect yesterday –and Delaware had one go into effect in October. Overall, an estimated 6.8 million people will see their paychecks increase anywhere from $0.10 The federal minimum wage stays put at $7.25, but states are free to create their own minimum wage–whichever is higher (federal or state) is the legal lower limit for salaries.