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Highlights of Pennsylvania’s minimum wage legislation

Nov 20, 2019 by The Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled Senate has passed compromise legislation to raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage for the first time since 2009 in a deal with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf. However, Wolf gave up a number of concessions to win its passage, and its prospects in Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled House of Representatives aren’t clear. Here is a look at the bill: THE WAGE Pennsylvania’s minimum wage, currently set at the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour since 2009, would rise in four steps to $9.50 over the next two years. On July 1, 2020, the wage would rise to $8 an ...