Governor Ned Lamont is expected to sign the $15 an hour minimum wage bill on Tuesday or Wednesday, but it won’t jump to that right away.
The increase will be gradual.
On October 1st, it will jump from $10.10 to $11 an hour. Then $12 in 2020, $13 in 2021, $14 in 2022. And, finally, $15 in 2023.
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More than 300,000 workers here in the state will see an increase in their pay.
Some say the increase will hurt small businesses that can’t afford to pay their workers that much money.
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