As the new year arrived, 24 states across the U.S. have either raised their state’s minimum wage or plan to do so in the coming months, according to U.S. News & World Report.
In addition, workers in the District of Columbia will see their minimum wage climb from $14 to $15 per hour before 2020 ends, according to the article.
Washington currently has the highest state minimum wages at $13.50. Florida has the lowest recently raised minimum wage at $8.56 per hour, but small businesses in Minnesota have a minimum wage of $8.15 per hour.
In 2019, Hardware Retailing explored how some businesses are turning to tech as minimum wages rise.