RI S2143 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-11 - Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Pending: Senate Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Gradually increases the hourly minimum wage from $10.50 to $15 by July 1, 2024, and the hourly minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities from $3.89 an hour to $15 an hour by January 1, 2028.

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Minimum Wages



2020-03-11SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2020-03-06SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (03/11/2020)
2020-01-28SenateMeeting postponed (01/29/2020)
2020-01-24SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration
2020-01-22SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Labor

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