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Does Connecticut’s increased minimum wage solve problems or create them?

The low-income worker needs to acquire hand-me-downs to clothe her young daughter.

$15 per hour minimum wage in Westchester

In the rest of the state, the minimum wage rises to $13.20 per hour.

CT hourly minimum wage rises to $13 on Aug. 1

It will rise by another $1 in each of the next two years.

Synchrony raises minimum wage to $20 per hour

The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour.

‘Employee’ or ‘independent contractor’? DOL proposed definitions could save companies millions

The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts that, if finalized, the rule could result in net savings for employers of almost $481 million per year, most of that due to reduced litigation costs and fewer benefits payments.

CT minimum wage goes up to $12 tomorrow

Currently the state with the highest hourly minimum wage is California, at $13 (scheduled to increase to $14 on Jan. 1, 2021 and to $15 on Jan. 1, 2022). The District of Columbia’s hourly minimum wage rose from $14 to $15 on July 1.

70,000 tipped workers in New York state to receive minimum wage...

The restaurant industry, where tipping is ingrained, is not affected.

State-required minimum wage in Westchester going up

The minimum wage required to be paid under New York state law by businesses in Westchester goes up to $13 per hour as planned...

Fast-food workers in CT service plazas plan to unionize

The SEIU orchestrated the "Fight For $15" campaign to increase the minimum wage for low-income workers.

House will try overriding Gov. Lamont’s veto of workforce training bill

The governor found fault with a provision that required employers who failed to monitor how much time is spent working for gratuities, and how much for non-tip work, to pay the standard minimum wage for all work.

$15 minimum wage could dampen business climate, some observers say

“Our business is growing – but I’m not sure if it’s going to continue to do so in Connecticut," says one Danbury business owner.

Gov. Ned Lamont signs minimum wage increase into law

Gov. Ned Lamont signed Connecticut’s minimum wage increase into law this morning, which will take the hourly rate from the current $10.10 per hour to $15 per hour by mid-2023.

Lamont to sign minimum-wage hike into law after Senate passage

The hourly minimum wage will increase from the current $10.10 to $11 on Oct. 1; $12 on Sept. 1, 2020; $13 on August 1, 2021; $14 on July 1, 2022; and $15 on June 1, 2023.

After long debate, minimum-wage hike passes House

The debate fell mostly along party lines, with Democrats voting in favor of the bill and Republicans against it.

CBIA study finds most CT businesses apprehensive over paid medical and...

However, most businesses polled by the CBIA were not concerned over the impact of a minimum wage hike.