St. Louis Minimum Wage Set to Increase to $10 per Hour After Court Decision

The Missouri Supreme Court has refused to reconsider their decision from late February of this year, which will overturn an injunction that business leaders had sued for.  The court decided that the state of Missouri’s minimum wage does not preempt the city of St. Louis from establishing a higher minimum wage. This decision will means that the 2015 St. Louis city wage hike ordinance will go into effect, and all workers in the city will receive a pay of $10 per hour this year, and jumping to $11 per hour in 2018.  The minimum wage is set to increase to $10 per hour by next week and all employers should adjust wages to reflect the changes, or face stiff wage & hour violations.  

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