Minimum Wage Increase

House Bill Number: 
178
Senate Bill Number: 
33

Senate Bill 33 would increase the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour for many workers, and for tipped workers to $4.90 per hour, over a three-year period.

House Bill 178 goes further. It would increase the minimum wage to $8.80 per hour by Aug 1, 2017; to $10.35 by Aug 1, 2018; to $11.90 by Aug 1, 2019; to $13.45 by Aug 1, 2020; and to $15.00 by Aug 1, 2021.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Rep. Sannie Overly. Sen. Reggie Thomas

KFTC's platform calls for a living wage for all Kentuckians.

Here's more information about a minimum wage increase from the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy.

KFTC's Position: 
KFTC Supports