NJ agrees on $15/hour minimum wage legislation, boosting wages for over one million workers

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Governor Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin recently announced an agreement on legislation to raise New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15/hour. The agreement is the result of months of deliberative and thorough negotiations between the Governor’s Office, Senate, and General Assembly to institute a $15/hour minimum wage, raising wages for over one million workers and promoting broad-based economic growth.

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