Minimum wage workers in 18 states will see larger paychecks starting Jan. 1, according to the Economic Policy Institute, thanks primarily to minimum wage increases approved by either voters or state legislatures. Maine's minimum wage workers will get the biggest pay raise, an 11 percent increase from $9 an hour to $10 an hour, as part of a ballot measure approved by the state's voters in 2016.
Saturday, December 30, 2017
15-Cent Missouri Minimum Wage Hike Insult
While most people are hoping to win the lottery over the holidays in order to avoid going back to work . . .Anyone in the Show-Me State getting paying $7.85 for an hour of work is pretty much committing wage theft . . . Anyone getting that wage needs to think about better options and shouldn't feel too bad about goofing off on the job . . . Here's a reality check for locals who still, mistakenly, believe that wealth trickles down. Read more: