NJ agrees on $15/hour minimum wage legislation, boosting wages for over one million workers


Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin recently announced an agreement on legislation to raise New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15/hour. The agreement is the result of months of deliberative and thorough negotiations between the Governor’s Office, Senate, and General Assembly to institute a $15/hour minimum wage, raising wages for over one million workers and promoting broad-based economic growth.

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