minimum wage increase

July 1, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, July 1, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, July 1, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Minimum Wage Increase: County Executive Marc Elrich will be joined by State and local officials, along with workers and community leaders, to celebrate the increase of the minimum wage that goes into effect today. At noon, the event will take place […]

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July 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for July 1 in Montgomery County

July is here! Yes, we’re serious, even though it is International Joke Day. 1. Minimum Wage Increase: The minimum wage in Montgomery County increases today to $14 for large employers, $13.25 for mid-sized employers and $13 for small employers. Please see updated minimum wage graphic. The minimum wage will rise in the County on July […]

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June 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Minimum Wage Increase Effective July 1 in Montgomery County

The minimum wage will increase in Montgomery County beginning on July 1.  The new law, signed by Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett in 2017,  states that County businesses with 51 or more employees must pay workers $12.50 per hour. Employers with 50 or fewer workers will be required to pay employees $12 hourly. The minimum […]

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April 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Council Considering Bill to Increase Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

The County Council is considering a new bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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April 29, 2014 | Sonya Burke

David Moon on Campaign Issues in District 20 (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Takoma Park resident David Moon, who is a candidate running for the House of Delegates in District 20, talks about the issues he is hearing about on the campaign trail. The primary election is set for June 24. Related:

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December 18, 2013 | Valerie Bonk

Congressman Delaney On Minimum Wage (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Valerie Bonk asked U.S. Congressman John Delaney about raising the State’s minimum wage. Delaney attended Committee for Montgomery legislative breakfast and gubernatorial candidate forum at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel. Related posts:

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December 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Raises Minimum Wage (Video)

The Montgomery County Council has taken the unprecedented steps and recently passed a measure to raise the county’s minimum wage over a four year period. The bill has been signed into law by County Executive Ike Leggett. This action puts Montgomery County ahead in a national movement to address growing wage inequality. Susan Kenedy has […]

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