New Jersey lawmakers signed legal guidelines Monday rising the state minimum wage, bringing it up to $10 an hour environment-friendly immediately.
The enhance is part of the state’s five-year half in a plan to enhance the minimum to $15 for a lot of employees.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed the legal guidelines earlier this yr when the minimum stood at $8.85 an hour.
These months enhance just isn’t going to pertain to seasonal and small enterprise employees, who may have to wait until 2020 for the velocity enhancements to $10.30. But tipped staff acquired a pay bump this month, up to $2.63.
The state’s goal is that by Jan. 1, 2024 the minimum may be at $15 an hour.