TAKE ACTION - Minimum Wage Hike Back on the Table in Delaware

Date: June 11, 2017

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The Delaware Senate is expected to vote on a bill soon that would increase Delaware’s minimum wage over the next four years by $2 raising it to $10.25 Currently the minimum wage rate is $8.25. The bill, SB10 was voted out of committee on Thursday, June 8.

Once signed into law the bill would increase the minimum wage on the following schedule:

  • from $8.25 per hour to $8.75 per hour, effective October 1, 2017;
  • from $8.75 per hour to $9.25 per hour, effective October 1, 2018;
  • from $9.25 per hour to $9.75 per hour, effective October 1, 2019;
  • from $9.75 per hour to $10.25 per hour, effective October 1, 2020; and

NFIB opposes a minimum wage hike. Many of Delaware’s small business are still adjusting to the most recent hike that took effect in June 2015 when the minimum wage was raised to $8.25. The volatile nature of these ever-increasing wage hikes is concerning to job creators and portrays the message that Delaware is not business friendly.

 

If you have any questions or would like to share your story about how this wage increase would impact your business please email Miranda Bond, NFIB Senior Grassroots Manager at [email protected]

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