minimum wage

Some La Crosse businesses ready to increase wages if needed

In early April, Target announced that the organization would be increasing their minimum wage from $12.00 to $13.00. This raise is a part of a bigger plan by the company to have a minimum wage of $15.00 by the end…

29 states have minimum wages above the federal level

The federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour has remained the same since 2009. Since then, 29 states and the District of Columbia have set minimum wages above the federal level. Twenty states have minimum wage increases taking effect around the start of the new year.