• Minimum wage to rise 13 cents
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     | December 31,2013
     

    MONTPELIER — Vermont’s lowest paid workers are about to get a 13 cents per hour raise.

    On Jan. 1, the state’s minimum wage is going to increase to $8.73 per hour.

    The minimum wage for workers who are tipped will increase by 6 cents to $4.23 an hour.

    Vermont is one of 13 states increasing the minimum wage on the first of the year.

    The National Employment Law Project estimates that wages will be boosted for about 2.5 million people across the country.

    The national minimum wage is $7.25 per hour.

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