Santa Fe minimum wage will go to $12.10 per hour March 1

By Teya Vitu

February 17, 2020

The hourly minimum wage in Santa Fe will increase March 1 by 30 cents, rising to to $12.10 from its current rate of $11.80.

Under the Santa Fe Living Wage Ordinance, annual increases in the minimum wage — 2.6 percent this year — are tied to increases in the Consumer Price Index for the Western Region for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers.

Santa Fe County has a similar wage law and now has a countywide minimum hourly rate of $11.80. But the county has not yet announced whether its wage rate also will rise to $12.10.

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