Two $15 bills introduce in 2018: SB277 & HB576.
North Dakota, $15.00
Initiative proposed for November 2018 ballot. Currently collecting signatures.
Impact: 883,000 workers
Advocates are calling for a $15 minimum wage. Bill introduced in November 2017.
Rhode Island, $10.50 (Approved)
Impact: 12,000 workers
Legislation approved in 2017. Previously, in 2016 and 2014, the minimum wage increased to $9.60 by 2016 and $9.00 by 2015, respectively
New York, One Fair Wage
Governor Cuomo has convened a wage board to consider the gradual eliminationof the tipped sub-minimum wage. Currently, the tipped sub-minimum wage varies by region, industry and size of employer.
New Hampshire, $12.00/$15.00
Impact: 189,000 workers
SB.554 introduced in late December. Wage level of $12 or $15 depend on whether health insurance benefits are provided. A $15 minimum wage is also a topic of the 2018 gubernatorial campaign.
Could appear on Nov. 2018 ballot.
Impact: 638,000 workers
Pre-filled ahead of 2018 session. If adopted, 638,000 workers would benefit, and local jurisdictions would be allowed to adopt their own higher minimum wages.
Impact: 1.1 million workers
SB. 121 introduced. If adopted, more than 1.1 million workers would benefit.