Raise Minimum Wage | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Raise Minimum Wage

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House Bill 39 and Senate Bill 13 would raise the state minimum wage to $8.20 per hour in 2020 with annual increases until it reaches $15 in 2027; also raise the minimum wage for tipped employees to $2.13 and incrementally until it reaches $4.90 in 2023; include language permitting local governments to establish minimum wage ordinances in excess of the state minimum wage.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Reps. K. Hinkle + 13 others, & Sen. R. Thomas

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

House Bill 39 has been assigned to the House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee.

Senate Bill 13 has been assigned to the Senate Appropriations & Revenue Committee.

KFTC's Position: 
KFTC Supports