No Minimum Wage Increase For Minnesota in 2013
The Minnesota Legislature’s session ended on May 20, 2012, without any increase in the state minimum wage. Earlier this year, DFL legislators introduced multiple bills to raise the minimum wage. With DFL control of the House, the Senate, and the Governor’s office, it appeared that a minimum wage increase of some kind was likely to pass. However, the House and the Senate did not agree on how much to raise the minimum wage before the legislative session ended. The result is that the minimum wage will remain the same in Minnesota for the foreseeable future.