City moves forward with minimum wage ordinance

The City Council voted May 26 to direct City staff to draft an ordinance establishing a $15-an-hour minimum wage for workers in Minneapolis. Moving forward, the council has set the following schedule to review the draft ordinance on a municipal minimum wage policy:

The City’s minimum wage discussion grew out of Mayor Betsy Hodges’ 2014 Working Families Agenda, which also included a proposal for the City’s sick and safe time ordinance.

For more information and a minimum wage comparative data tool, visit the City’s webpages on minimum wage:



Published May 31, 2017



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