Base the Minimum Wage on a New England State Average and To Restore the Tip Credit
|Category:||Wage and Labor|
|Sponsor:||Senator Dana Dow, Senate 13 - Lincoln County|
|Bill #:||LD 831|
UPDATE: This bill died between the houses.
UPDATE: Received divided vote from LCRED Committee along party lines.
This bill provides that starting January 1, 2018 the minimum hourly wage is the average minimum hourly wage in the New England states of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island on July 1st of the previous year, as determined annually by the Commissioner of Labor. It also restores the tip credit.