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Lexington Approves Minimum Wage Ordinance
Per the Bluegrass Hospitality Association:
“As you have probably already heard, the local minimum wage ordinance was approved by Council (9 to 6) at last night’s meeting.
The ordinance will increase minimum wage in Fayette County to the following on the below dates:
July 1, 2016 $8.20
July 1, 2017 $9.15
July 1, 2018 $10.10
There was over two hours of public comment prior to the almost 9:00 PM vote. As expected, there were passionate pleas and points both in support and against.
Several Council Members spoke prior to the vote. The consensus is that raising the minimum wage does not ultimately solve the underlying issues long-term. As such, Council will continue to work on programs to address long-term solutions to better wages like education, housing, transportation, childcare, etc.”
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