Legislative Session Ends With Min. Wage Fight

(Dover, DE)  --  The legislative session is over after an overnight battle on raising the state's minimum wage.  The stalemate ended around 8:00 yesterday morning as both sides approved bumping the minimum wage up to eight-75-an-hour in January and nine-25-an-hour in October 2019.  However, it comes with a provision.  Employers can pay workers under 18 and those over 18 on their first 90 days on the job, 50 cents below the minimum wage.  The passage of a Bond Bill and Grant-In-Aid bill followed. 

Source: 24/7 News


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