Minimum Wage Increase in DE Tabled in House Cmte Wed.

May 09, 2013 -- 4:19am

Changes to Delaware’s minimum wage was tabled Wednesday afternoon up in Dover by the House Economic Development Committee.

A bill to increase the First State minimum wage to $8.25 by January 2015 has already been approved by the Senate.

If the General Assembly approves the changes to Delaware's minimum wage the first change would go into effect in January 2014 when the minimum wage would increase to $7.75 from the current $7.25. The minimum wage would then increase again to $8.25 in January of 2015.

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