Maine's minimum wage to increase to $10 an hour

The ordinance approved last year by the Miami Beach City Commission set a minimum wage of $10.31 an hour to take effect in 2018, with the wage going up $1 a year to $13.31 on January 1, 2021.

Florida's minimum wage will increase to $8.25 an hour Monday, 15 cents higher than the current rate.

The state attorney general may also bring an enforcement action to enforce the minimum wage.

Another minimum wage hike will be coming for NY workers Sunday.

However, Goodell said he does sympathize with the working poor and how hard it is to balance a budget on minimum wage. This is the third increase for fast-food employees in NY since a state wage board recommended the pay raises in 2015. Cathy Young, R-Olean, and Goodell for making sure the increase to $15 is phased in over the next few years.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo included the wage increase in the 2016 Built To Lead Agenda. Their pay goes up by 15 cents an hour starting today January 1.

The fast food restaurants required to pay the minimum wage are also defined by the agency.

Most people may not know that the state's minimum wage is $7.25 per hour for 14 and 15-year-old employees.

"In many cases, our employers are paying beyond minimum wage", he said.

The minimum wage will rise to $11 an hour for workers in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties and $10.40 an hour for employees in the rest of the state.

"The increase in the minimum wage will mean a boost for our lowest paid people in society in 2018".

In 2017, Ireland had the second highest rate of minimum wage of countries who have a minimum wage structure in the European Union, according to a report published by Eurostat earlier this month.


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