NJ Assembly OKs Vote On Minimum Wage Amendment

Law360, New York (December 17, 2012, 4:14 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Assembly on Monday passed a bill that will ask voters to authorize a proposed constitutional amendment that would increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 and tie future increases to the Consumer Price Index.

In a 46-29 vote with one abstention, the Assembly cleared the proposed amendment that, if passed, would give New Jersey one of the country's highest minimum wages and also serve as a back up plan if Gov. Chris Christie vetoes a bill, A-2162, that proposes a minimum...
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