Friday, September 24, 2021

Puerto Rico raises their minimum wage in over a decade but it is still not enough for working families

Puerto Rico raised its minimum wage for the first time in more than a decade and while it’s a step in the right direction, experts say there are structural factors making it difficult for working-class families. Gov. Pedro Pierluisi signed a law to increase the current minimum pay of $7.25 an hour to at least $8.50 an hour starting January 2021. This increase represents an additional $2,000 a year for a full-time worker. “For a long time, thousands of workers on our island have not received an increase in the minimum wage, but they have had an increase in the cost of living over these … [Read More...]

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Puerto Rico raises their minimum wage in over a decade but it is still not enough for working families

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