How would you feel if the state minimum wage rate was raised? Just this week - according to the Ohio Attorney General's Office they certified the summary of petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution which would increase the state minimum wage rate.
This means that the state minimum wage rate would be increased to $9.60 per hour on January 1, 2021 and then after that the increase would equal increments annually for 4 years to $13 per hour on January 1, 2025.
The petition was certified this week with the necessary 1,000 valid signatures from registered Ohio voters. Next - it would take around 443,000 valid signatures from registered Ohio voters to get this on the ballot in November.
If you would like to read more about the amendment petition visit www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov/Petitions