Senate Votes To Repeal Training – Youth Wage

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A youth and training wage that’s below Delaware’s minimum wage is a step closer to repeal. The State Senate Tuesday passed a bill (House Bill 88) 13-8 that sponsors said would ‘restore fairness and equity to Delaware’s labor code.’ The special wage was negotiated during an all-night session of the General Assembly three years ago…

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Del. Lawmaker Wants More Numbers To Back Minimum Wage Discussion

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The Delaware Controller General Office may be asked to develop a local economic impact analysis of legislation that would increase Delaware’s minimum wage. State Representative Bryan Shupe, R-Milford is introducing a bill that he says would help guide lawmakers and Delawareans. The economic analysis could be facilitated by the Controller General Office or contracted out.…

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Md. Minimum Wage Goes Up With New Year

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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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Ocean City assesses impact of minimum wage increase

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The Ocean City Human Resource Director and Budget Manager gave a presentation on Maryland’s recently enacted legislation that increased Minimum Wage to $11 this year and will continue to raise it to $15 an hour by 2024. The presentation covered the impact of the cost to the City and the proposed adjusted pay grade scale…

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Democratic Lawmaker Introduces 15 Dollar Minimum Wage in DE

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Delaware State Senator Darius Brown, a Democrat from Wilmington has introduced legislation that would increase the First State’s minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour. In introducing the legislation, Senator Brown said “Our job in the General Assembly is to enact laws that improve the lives of our constituents.” He noted that the average two-bedroom…

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