NJ signs legislation raising minimum wage to $15 by 2024

Members of the New Jersey Assembly meet Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Trenton, N.J. Lawmakers have sent Gov. Chris Christie a package of bills to keep Atlantic City from running out of cash. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)


Setting gradual minimum wage thresholds to reach $15 in five years, the bill (A-15), sponsored by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, and members Cleopatra Tucker, Britnee Timberlake, Gabriela Mosquera, Angela McKnight, Joseph Egan, Daniel Benson, Paul Moriarty, and Thomas Giblin, was signed into law on February 4.

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