States raise minimum wage in 2014

Starting Jan. 1, 13 states will raise the minimum wage to surpass the national minimum wage of $7.25.

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    NY legislator backs faster minimum wage hike to $9

    New York's minimum wage is increasing to $8 per hour in 2014. This video and short article explain why the minimum wage in this state might increase even more in the following year.

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    Business fights boost to Pa. minimum wage

    While three neighboring states are seeing minimum wage increases, Pennsylvania's minimum wage remains at $7.25 per hour. This article explains why Pennsylvania is not joining other states in minimum wage increases.

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    In minimum wage debate, a battle over inequality and job loss

    Here is an article discussing the advantages and disadvantages of increasing the minimum wage.

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    States to raise minimum wage

    Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington are the states raising the minimum wage, as illustrated by this infographic from USA Today. 

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    Democrats Turn to Minimum Wage as 2014 Strategy

    This New York Times article explains why Democrats are pushing for minimum wage increases in 2014.

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    Businesses back min-wage hike

    While Massachusetts already has a state minimum wage of $8 per hour and is not one of the 13 states raising the minimum wage in 2014, a further wage increase is being considered in Massachusetts. This blog discusses the advantages of increasing the minimum wage.

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    13 states raising pay for minimum-wage workers

    Start with this article to learn more about the minimum wage increases.

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    Tipped workers often face different minimum wages

    This article discusses whether or not tipped workers should be paid minimum wage.

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    A Minimum Wage Increase is Great, but Full Employment Would be Better

    This blogger advocates for more jobs in addition to a higher minimum wage.

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    As N.J. prepares to hike minimum wage, experts still disagree on advantages

    One state raising the minimum wage is New Jersey. This article explains how this increase was passed and the potential effects on the state's economy.

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