Vermont to raise minimum wage next year

Published: Nov. 2, 2021 at 6:36 AM EDT
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MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont’s minimum wage is going up next year.

Starting Jan. 1, the state’s minimum wage will be $12.55 an hour. That’s an increase of $0.80 from $11.75.

This change also affects tipped employees. The tipped minimum wage will increase from $5.88 to $6.28 per hour.

The minimum wage and tipped minimum wage are adjusted every year in accordance with Vermont law and take effect at the start of the new year.

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