Bill Summary for H 830 (2019-2020)

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Apr 16 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 830 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 16, 2019
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE STATE MINIMUM WAGE, TO SET WAGE RATES BASED UPON THE SIZE OF THE EMPLOYER, AND TO PROVIDE FOR AUTOMATIC ADJUSTMENTS TO REFLECT INCREASES IN THE COST OF LIVING.
Intro. by Cunningham, Clark, Harris, Black.

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Amends GS 95-25.3 to raise the state minimum wage to $12.00 per hour for large employers (defined by a gross volume of sales made or business done equalling or exceeding $500,000, excluding excise taxes at the retail level), and to $9.00 per hour for small employers (defined by a gross volume of sales made or business done of less than $500,000, excluding excise tax at the retail level), effective January 1, 2020. Annually increases the minimum wage from the amount stated above on January 1 of each year, beginning in 2021, by the increase in the cost of living, as measured by the percentage increase of the Consumer Price Index or its successor index, as calculated by the US Department of Labor. Directs the Commissioner to calculate the indexed minimum wage rate to the nearest cent. Effective January 1, 2020.

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