This month, the commonwealth reached a major economic milestone as Governor Tom Wolf made the first deposit to the state’s reserves in nearly a decade, secured $30 million for his first-of-its-kind investment in workforce development, and raised the minimum wage for state employees.
Executive Order: 2016-02 Amended – Minimum Wage for Employees of the Commonwealth and of Organizations Receiving State ContractsJune 28, 2018
Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order increasing the minimum wage for employees of the commonwealth and of organizations receiving state contracts.
Building on his commitment to create Jobs That Pay as Pennsylvania’s economy continues to expand, Governor Tom Wolf today signed an executive order that increases pay for employees under the governor’s jurisdiction to no less than $12 an hour on July 1, 2018 and raises the wage by 50 cents a year until reaching at least $15 per hour in 2024.
As workers rally at the Capitol for a raise in Pennsylvania’s minimum wage, Governor Wolf reiterated his support for giving worker’s wages an overdue boost
BLOG: Governor Wolf Continues Call for Raise in Minimum Wage at “Jobs that Pay” Tour Stops in Wilkes-Barre and Allentown (Round-up)April 01, 2016
Governor Wolf visits Wilkes-Barre and Allentown to continue his call for Pennsylvania legislators to raise the minimum wage statewide.