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More info on SHOCKER: Minimum Wage BOOSTS Employment In Seattle
Washington minimum wage to rise 3.4% in 2024
The state of Washington’s minimum wage will rise to $16.28 per hour in 2024, a 3.4% increase over 2023′s $15.74 an hour, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced Friday.
Washington state raises minimum wage to $16.28. See where your state lies.
Washington state announced a raise to its minimum wage starting in 2024 on Friday. The new minimum will be $16.28 per hour.
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