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City, County Minimum Wage Increases Kicking in July 1

July 1, 2019, 10:12 AM

Hourly workers across the U.S. will see a bump in their paycheck after July 1 as wage increases take effect in cities and counties in California, Illinois, Minnesota, and Maryland.

Montgomery County, Md., is one of the most recent to pass a $15-an-hour minimum wage ordinance, and the July 1 bump brings workers there one year closer to realizing that goal in 2022, three years before a $15 minimum wage takes effect statewide.

More than 40 local jurisdictions have passed minimum wage laws, according to Bloomberg Law data. These ordinances are one of several ways local lawmakers pass measures ...

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