Updated February 4, 2019
Governor Murphy has now signed the bill raising the minimum wage in New Jersey, something we have started to see in other states. The state’s legislature had only passed the bill last week, but Governor Murphy quickly signed it, having been a strong advocate for this change.
The new law will raise the minimum wage in increments. The first increase is set for July 1, 2019 when it rises to $10 an hour for most workers, with future increases each year in January...