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Minimum Wage; Increase

This act provides that the state hourly minimum wage shall increase to $5.15 on July 1, 1997, and to $5.25 on October 1, 1997. This act also requires that the Commissioner of Labor and Industry adopt rules to be effective on July 1, 1997, to amend the wage order affecting the hotel, motel, tourist place and restaurant industry to make the tip credit rate 45 percent of the state minimum wage rate.

Effective Date: July 1, 1997