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New Mexico increases the minimum wage to $ 11.50 for 2022

The Associated Press

Created: December 28, 2021 7:28 AM

SANTA FE, NM (AP) – The minimum hourly wage in New Mexico is set to increase by one dollar to $ 11.50 in early 2022.

The Workforce Solutions department reminded employers and employees of the upcoming increase on Monday. Reforms, signed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and passed in 2019, gradually increase the statewide minimum wage to $ 12 by 2023.

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