New Jersey lawmakers reached an agreement Thursday to raise its minimum wage to $15 by 2024.
The new plan would raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour on July 1, $11 an hour in 2020, $12 an hour in 2021, $13 in 2022, $14 in 2023 and $15 in 2024. Those in the state legislature called for exceptions to be made for some employers, including small businesses and farmers.
The state Senate and state Assembly still need to pass a bill that needs to signed into law by Murphy.
Read more at The Hill.