Minimum wage hike circulated for Missouri’s 2024 ballot

By Joe McLean

June 8, 2023

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KY3) – Multiple efforts are underway to collect enough signatures to place a minimum wage increase question on that ballot for Missourians in 2024.

One proposed amendment, submitted by Kansas City labor organizer Terrence Wise, would see the minimum wage increased from the current $12.00 per hour to $13.50 per hour starting January 1, 2025. The minimum would then increase by $0.75 per hour each year until 2027, landing it at $15 per hour. read more