California among 20 states raising minimum wages in new year

(NEXSTAR) — Some workers across the country will be seeing wage increases in the new year.

Nineteen states are raising their minimum wages starting Friday, while New York’s increase will begin Thursday.

The biggest bump is happening in New Mexico, which increased its minimum wage by $1.50 to $10.50. The 19 other states will see increases between 8 cents and $1.

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Of the 20 states, California has the highest minimum wage, at $14.

These are the states where minimum wage is increasing:

New min. wage: $10.34

Increase: 15 cents

New min. wage: $12.15

Increase: 15 cents

New min. wage: $11

Increase: $1

New min. wage: $14

Increase: $1

New min. wage: $12.32

Increase: 32 cents

New min. wage $8.65

Increase: 9 cents

New min. wage: $11

Increase: $1

New min. wage: $12.15

Increase: 15 cents

New min. wage: $11.75

Increase: 75 cents

New min. wage: $13.50

Increase: 75 cents

New min. wage: $10.08

Increase: 8 cents

New min. wage: $8.75

Increase: 10 cents

New min. wage: $12

Increase: $1

New min. wage: $10.50

Increase: $1.50

New min. wage: $12.50

Increase: 70 cents

New min. wage: $8.80

Increase: 10 cents

New min. wage: $9.45

Increase: 15 cents

New min. wage: $11.75

Increase: 79 cents

New min. wage: $13.69

Increase: 19 cents

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