North Carolina, $15
Impact: 1.3 million / 33% of workforce
Democrats introduced bill, SB210 & HB238, for $15 by 2022. Would also phase up tipped wage to full minimum. Unlikely to pass.
Impact: 536,000 / 45% of workforce
AB 175 introduced for a $15 min wage.
Impact: 900,000 / 31% of workforce
Legislation would raise the state minimum wage to $15 by 2022-2023, and phase the tipped wage up to the full minimum wage. SB 962 & HB 1416 introduced and heard in committee.
Legislation introduced (H.B. 315). Would also raise tipped wage to half of full minimum wage. Unlikely to pass.
Campaign seeks to raise statewide minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Rhode Island, $11/$15
Campaign seeks to raise statewide minimum wage. Wage level to be determined.
Impact: 605,000-1 million
Advocates seeking to raise the statewide minimum wage to $12-$15 by ballot measure in 2017 or 2018.
Impact: 1 million
Campaign seeks either legislative or ballot measure enactment of $15 statewide minimum wage with tipped minimum phasing up to full minimum wage.
Impact: 1.1-2.3 million
State lawmakers are considering a bill to raise the state minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022.