18 States Just Raised The Minimum Wage For 2018. Is Yours On The List?

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According to the Labor Law Center, 18 different states raised their minimum wage between December 31 and January.

While some raised were minor due to inflation, others were significant as part of a progressive effort to provide a living wage to all workers in the United States.

Is your state on the list?

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ALASKA

Before: $9.80

Now: $9.84

Tipped minimum wage: Doesn't apply.

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ARIZONA

Before: $10

Now: $10.50

Tipped minimum wage: Yes, it increased from $7.00 to $7.50.

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CALIFORNIA

Before: $10.50 (large employers), $10 (small employers)

Now: $11 (large employers), $10.50 (small employers)

Tipped minimum wage: Doesn't apply.

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COLORADO

Before: $9.30

Now: $10.20

Tipped minimum wage: Yes, it increased from $6.28 to $7.18.

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FLORIDA

Before: $8.10

Now: $8.25

Tipped minimum wage: Yes, it increased from $5.08 to $5.23.

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HAWAII

Before: $9.25

Now: $10.10

Tipped minimum wage: Yes, it increased from $8.50 to $9.35.

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MAINE

Before: $9

Now: $10

Tipped minimum wage: Stays the same at $5.

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MICHIGAN

Before: $8.90

Now: $9.25

Tipped minimum wage: Yes, it increased from $3.38 to $3.52.

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MINNESOTA

Before: $9.50 (large employers), $7.75 (small employers)

Now: $9.65 (large employers), $7.87 (small employers)

Tipped minimum wage: Doesn't apply.

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MISSOURI

Before: $7.70

Now: $7.85

Tipped minimum wage: Yes, it increased from $3.85 to $3.93.

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MONTANA

Before: $8.15

Now: $8.30

Tipped minimum wage: Doesn't apply.

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NEW JERSEY

Before: $8.44

Now: $8.60

Tipped minimum wage: Stays the same at $2.13.

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NEW YORK

Before: $11 (New York City non-fast food workers, large employers), $10.50 (New York City non-fast food workers, small employers), $10 (Long Island and Westchester non-fast food workers), $9.70 (upstate non-fast food workers), $12 (New York City fast food workers), $10.75 (fast food workers elsewhere)

Now: $13 (New York City non-fast food workers, large employers), $12 (New York City non-fast food workers, small employers), $11 (Long Island and Westchester non-fast food workers), $10.40 (upstate non-fast food workers), $13.50 (New York City fast food workers), $11.75 (fast food workers elsewhere)

Tipped minimum wage: Doesn't apply.

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OHIO

Before: $8.15

Now: $8.30

Tipped minimum wage: Yes, it increased from $4.08 to $4.15.

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RHODE ISLAND

Before: $9.60

Now: $10.10

Tipped minimum wage: Stays the same at $3.89.

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SOUTH DAKOTA

Before: $8.65

Now: $8.85

Tipped minimum wage: Yes, it increased from $4.33 to $4.43.

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VERMONT

Before: $10

Now: $10.50

Tipped minimum wage: Yes, it increased from $5 to $5.25.

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WASHINGTON

Before: $11

Now: $11.50

Tipped minimum wage: Doesn't apply.

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