Federal, City Lawmakers Push To Raise Wages On National Minimum Wage Day

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Today is October 10, 10/10—and it’s been declared National Minimum Wage Day. $10.10 is the new minimum wage many advocates are calling for. Right now Ohio’s minimum wage is $7.95, and it will automatically go up to $8.10 on January 1, 2015.

For tipped workers, the minimum is still under $4.00; the January adjustment will raise the Ohio tipped wage just above that. Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Senator, Sherrod Brown, is calling for a change to the standards for tipped workers.

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