State minimum wage to increase by 69 cents
By Jordan Nathaniel Fenster Bysiewicz said.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, compensation costs “increased 4.5% for the 12month period ending in June 2023.” The current state minimum hourly wage is $15.
The new state minimum hourly wage
The Connecticut minimum hourly wage will increase 69 cents on Jan. 1, Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz said during a Monday news conference.
The increase is tied to the Employment Cost Index as determined by the U.S. Department of Labor. State law says that...
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