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Minimum Wage News, July 2007

Illinois has increased its minimum wage from $6.50 per hour to $7.50 per hour effective July 1, 2007. The increase will make Illinois' minimum wage the fourth highest in the country.


Pennsylvania has updated the training minimum wage for employers under 20 years old from $5.15 per hour to $5.85 per hour effective July 24, 2007. Another increase to $6.55 per hour will take effect from July 24, 2008.


North Dakota has increased the current minimum wage of $5.15 per hour to $5.85 per hour effective July 24, 2007. The minimum wage will increase to $6.55 a year later, and to $7.25 effective July 24, 2009.

New Hampshire has increased it minimum wage of $5.15 per hour to $5.85 per hour effective July 24, 2007. The minimum wage will increase to $6.50 per hour effective September 1, 2007, 6.55 per hour effective July 24, 2008, and $7.25 per hour effective September 1, 2008.