Minimum wage increase seen boosting pay for 143,000 Mainers this year

The $1-an-hour state minimum wage increase that took effect on Jan. 1 will boost pay for 143,000 Mainers in 2019, according to the Maine Center for Economic Policy.

Over the course of the year, it estimates that one in four Mainers will receive a direct or indirect benefit from the minimum hourly wage going up from $10 an hour to $11 an hour.

Click here to read the full story, published January 2, 2019, in MaineBiz.