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4.5 Million U.S. Minimum Wage Workers Get Raise with New Year

HeadlineJan 02, 2018

About 4.5 million U.S. workers will see a pay raise beginning this week, after 18 states and 19 cities increased their minimum wages. The increases range from 35 extra cents per hour in Michigan to an extra dollar per hour in Maine. Most of the increases came about as part of voter-backed ballot measures or new state laws.

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