Minimum wage; increases to $9.75 per hour, effective July 1, 2020, etc. (SB81)

Introduced By

Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke) with support from co-patron Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)

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 $9.75 per hour, effective July 1, 2020; to $10.75 per hour, effective July 1, 2021; to $11.75 per hour, effective July 1, 2022; to $12.75 per hour, effective July 1, 2023; to $14 per hour, effective July 1, 2024; and to $15 per hour, effective July 1, 2025, unless a higher minimum wage is required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The measure also provides that the Virginia minimum wage applies to persons whose employment is covered by the FLSA and to public employees. Read the Bill »

Status

11/26/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
11/26/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100925D
11/26/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

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