New Minimum Wage For Vermonters

January 1, 2013

in News

As of January 1, the state has a new minimum wage of $8.60.
State law determines that the minimum wage be raised each year by either five percent or to match the Consumer Price Index, whichever is lower.
In restaurants, hotels and other businesses where workers reply on tips for part of their wages, the minimum wage is now $4.17. In neighboring New Hampshire, the minimum wage is at $7.25 with the tipped wage at $3.27.
Only Oregon and Washington have a higher state minimum wage than Vermont.


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Jeremiah johnson January 1, 2013 at 4:33 pm

i feel they should for the fact being food gas and cost of living is going up.
and it is getting harder for the working man to provide for his family

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