New Jersey’s minimum wage to rise to $15 by 2024

AmNews Staff Reports | 2/4/2019, 10:15 a.m.
New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill last week to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024, sending ...
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New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill last week to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024, sending the bill to Gov. Phil Murphy's desk, where it's scheduled to be signed on Monday.

The Democrat-led Assembly and Senate put their final seal of approval on a bill that leaders and Murphy, also a Democrat, announced this month to phase in the higher wage, up from the current $8.85.

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