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Minimum wage to increase to $13.50 per hour in 2020

By Troy Tooker Senior Reporter December 4, 2019 In January 2020, the minimum wage of Washington state will be increased to $13.50 per hour. This will be an increase from the base $12 that was instituted at the beginning of 2019. This is part of initiative 1433, which was passed in 2016 to increase the minimum wage every year until January 2020. This increase in minimum wage will occur on the first of January in 2020. This doesn’t guarantee a living wage though. According to RentCafe, an online site that specializes in rent and rental trends, the average rent for Puyallup is a little under $1,500. The monthly earnings of someone working a ...