‘A step in the right direction’: UA to increase minimum wage for staff, student workers in July

Feb 4, 2023, By Erika Howlett

Many University of Arizona employees will soon be able to count on extra money in their paychecks thanks to an upcoming increase in campus workers’ minimum wage. As of July 1, 2023, the minimum hourly wage will be $15.00 for university staff and $14.50 for student workers. 

This change comes as a result of Proposition 206, which Tucson voters approved in November 2021. The increase to $15 per hour is not mandated until 2025, but the university decided to implement the raise sooner. (Read more…)