Glad to see that I have comrades overseas….
Massachusetts has a minimum wage of $8/hour. This is fifth highest among states, sixth if you count the District of Columbia. According to the Boston Globe
Five years have elapsed since the minimum wage in Massachusetts increased in January 2008 to $8 an hour, still one of the highest wage floors in the country.
The Legislature has not voted on a minimum wage increase since 2006, when it phased in the increase over two years and overrode a veto by Governor Mitt Romney to do so.
Since then, four states, including Connecticut and Vermont and the District of Columbia have surpassed Massachusetts. Nevada requires employers to pay workers $8.25 an hour if they do not receive health benefits, but if health insurance is provided the minimum wage rate falls to $7.25.
California continues to pay workers a minimum of $8 an hour, and Washington has the highest minimum wage in…
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