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Richmond Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to $12.30

Last week, the Richmond City Council voted in favor of an ordinance that would create a city minimum wage of $12.30 an hour by 2017. If the council approves a second draft of the ordinance next month, the first increase to $9.60 per hour will go into effect in 2015, with successive increases to come in phases.

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