New Year’s Brings Raise in Minimum Wage

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Workers in both Delaware and Maryland will see an increase in pay beginning with the new year. Effective January 1, 2023 Delaware’s minimum hourly wage rate will increase from $10.50 to $11.75 an hour. The minimum hourly wage will increase incrementally on January 1st over the next two years to reach $15 an hour in…

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Gov. Carney Signs SB 15 to Increase DE’s Minimum Wage


Alongside labor leaders, advocates and members of the General Assembly on Monday, Governor John Carney signed legislation to gradually increase Delaware’s minimum wage to $15. “Delawareans who go to work full time shouldn’t be living in poverty,” said Governor Carney. “I am proud to sign Senate Bill 15 today, gradually increasing the minimum wage to $15. Thank you…

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Del. House Passes Minimum Wage Increase


After a series of failed amendments, the Delaware House of Representatives Thursday gave final legislative approval to an increase in Delaware’s minimum wage, to be phased in over several years until it reaches $15 an hour in 2025. The vote on Senate Bill 15 was 26-15. The minimum wage would rise to $10.50 per hour…

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DE Senate Approves Minimum Wage Bill


The Delaware State Senate has approved an increase in the minimum wage to $15 by the start of 2025. Senate Bill 15 was amended to show that the minimum wage will remain at $9.25 per hour until January 1, 2022 and then moved to the full Senate for a vote. The minimum wage measure was…

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Md. Minimum Wage Goes Up With New Year


The minimum wage in Maryland rises with the start of 2021. Employers must now pay $11.75 an hour if they have 15 or more workers, or $11.60 if they have 14 or fewer employees. Under the law, the minimum wage would go up by 75 cents annually until it reaches $15 an hour by 2025.…

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Maryland Lawmakers Consider 15 Dollar Minimum Wage

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In the midst of the 2019 legislative session, lawmakers at Maryland’s State House in Annapolis are considering raising the minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour. A bill introduced into the House would incrementally raise the minimum wage starting this summer where it would increase to 11 dollars in July, from the current 10.10 dollars…

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