Federal government trails 23 states on minimum wage

by Chris Sturr | July 23, 2008

The latest Economic Snapshot from the Economic Policy Institute:

The second part of a multi-stage hike in the federal minimum wage takes effect July 24, raising the wage from $5.85 to $6.55 per hour. But many states and the District of Columbia are a step ahead of the federal government when it comes to guaranteeing a fair wage. This week’s Economic Snapshot illustrates which states have a higher-than-federal minimum wage.

Read the rest of the Snapshot.

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