R.I. Governor signs minimum wage increase into law
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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

R.I. Governor signs minimum wage increase into law

By Payroll and Entitlements Editorial Staff

Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed legislation on March 10 that increases the state minimum wage by $1 to $11.50 on October 1, 2020.

The legislation (S. 2147A/H. 7157A), was sponsored by Sen. Erin Lynch Prata and Rep. David A. Bennett.

Rhode Island’s minimum wage has been $10.50 since January 1, 2019. The minimum wage in neighboring states is $12.75 in Massachusetts and $11 in Connecticut.

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