Authority to raise the minimum wage | Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Authority to raise the minimum wage

House Bill Number: 
424

HB 424 would give local governments the authority to raise the minimum wage and set paid leave standards for employers in their jurisdiction.

Previously local officials in Lexington and Louisville attempted to raise the minimum wage in their communities and were denied the ability to do so by state courts.

Bill Sponsor(s): 
Rep Raymond

This bill has not been assigned to committee.

KFTC's Position: 
KFTC Supports