Missouri Supreme Court Affirms St. Louis Minimum Wage Hike

Law360, Los Angeles (March 1, 2017, 12:02 AM EST) -- The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a minimum wage law passed by the City of St. Louis that hikes the city’s minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2018, holding that the ordinance is not preempted by the state’s minimum wage law.

The unanimous ruling by the state’s highest court reversed in part an October 2015 ruling by a trial judge invalidating the St. Louis ordinance just hours before it was set to take effect on the basis it conflicts with state law governing the...
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