New Jersey Senate Introduces New Minimum Wage Bill

On June 5, 2012, the Senate introduced a bill (SCR117) that would amend the New Jersey State Constitution to set the minimum wage at $8.50 per hour with annual adjustments for inflation. As a proposed constitutional amendment, if enacted, it would ultimately be submitted to the general public for a vote at the next general election.

Note: This article was published in the July 2012 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority.

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