Stevens Point, WI

Summary of Minimum Wage Increases in U.S. States as of January 1

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As of January 1, many U.S. states have raised their minimum wage requirements, aiming to enhance worker protections and improve living standards. California now has the highest minimum wage among states, while Florida has the largest increase and plans for progressive increases in the coming years. These changes signal a continued focus on supporting workers and ensuring fair compensation. Local businesses need to be aware of these changes to ensure compliance and adjust their labor costs accordingly.