Austin councilmembers approve budget amendment to include $20 minimum wage

By: Christian Aleman, Maria Aguilera | KVUE | Aug 17, 2022

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin City Council members approved increasing the City of Austin minimum wage to $20 per hour.

A budget amendment form for the 2022-23 fiscal year sponsored by District 2 Councilmember Vanessa Fuentes proposed raising the City’s minimum wage to $20 in the fiscal year 2023. That applies to all City employees in addition to any workers employed through contracts with the City. It excludes employees in the summer youth program. (Read More)