Minimum Wage Increase

House Bill Number: 
303
Senate Bill Number: 
17

House Bill 303 would increase the minimum wage for many workers to $8.80 by August 2018, $10.35 by August 2019, to $11.90 by August 2020, and to $13.45 by August 2021 and $15 by August 2022; also prohibit wage discrimination.

Senate Bill 17 would increase the minimum wage for many workers to $10.10 per hour by 2020, and for tipped workers to $4.90 per hour by 2021.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Rep. Mary Lou Marzian, 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