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Maryland Sixth State To Go To $15/Hour

January 2nd, 2024 by WCBC Radio

The new minimum wage for 2024 will be $15 per hour. Governor Wes Moore’s Fair Wage Act was signed in to law in April of this year making Maryland the sixth state to enact a new minimum wage for all workers, regardless of company size.  The Moore administration says the hike in wages will affect over 200,000 Maryland workers and 150,000 children.  Governor Moore sees the raise as another aspect of leaving no one in the state behind…