Minimum Wage Momentum: Vermont Passes Highest Statewide Minimum Wage in Country

May 13, 2014

The momentum continues to grow, as Vermont became the seventh state to enact a minimum wage increase this year. Vermont took the issue seriously and will raise their wage to the highest for any state by 2018, when the law is fully implemented. The state's current wage of $8.73 will be increased to $10.50 over the next four years. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) said he will be proud to sign it.

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