More Money for Workers as Minimum Wage will be Raised in 20 States this Month

BTN STAFF

20 states across the U.S will be raising their minimum wage in 2019. The average federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. 29 states are already above that minimum, and some states such as New York, Massachusetts and California are almost double. The average increase in these states range between extra nickel to $1 an hour. The list of the states raising their minimum wages are CaliforniaDelaware, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York and Rhode Island. The other states are ArizonaArkansas, Colorado, Maine, Missouri, Washington, New Jersey, Ohio, South Dakota, Vermont, Alaska, Florida, Minnesota and Montana 

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