Minimum wage; increases to $8.00 per hour effective July 1, 2019. (SB1017)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Minimum wage. Increases the minimum wage from its current federally mandated level of $7.25 per hour to (i) $8.00 per hour effective July 1, 2019; (ii) $9.00 per hour effective July 1, 2020; (iii) $10.10 per hour effective July 1, 2021; and (iv) $11.25 per hour effective July 1, 2022, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The measure also provides that the cash wage paid to a tipped employee shall not be less than 50 percent of the minimum wage and that the tip credit shall equal the difference between the cash wage required to be paid to a tipped employee and the minimum wage. Amends § 40.1-28.10, § 40.1-28.9, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

08/20/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
08/20/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100314D
08/20/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

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