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Could New Jersey Increase the Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour?

In late November 2017, then Governor-elect Phil Murphy and New Jersey Democratic lawmakers announced an effort to raise New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next several years. New Jersey’s current minimum wage is $8.44 per hour. On January 1, it increases to $8.60 per hour. New Jersey’s 2013 amendment tied the…. Read More