Twenty-four States Increase Minimum Wage

By Brittany Mierzwa – As we ring in the new year, twenty-four states have increased their minimum wage. With the largest increase being $1.50 in New Mexico to $10.50 per hour, other states are seeing an increase to $12 and even $14 per hour. Some states such as Minnesota and California have different requirements based on the size of the business and employer, Nevada takes a different look at minimum wage having different wages if health benefits are offered. US News breaks it down by state.