Rep. Patty Kim introduces bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2024

Rep. Patty Kim has introduced HB 1520, a bill to raise the minimum wage, first to $12 an hour, and then to $15 by 2024. The bill will also raise the minimum wage for tipped workers until it reaches $12 by 2024.

Rep. Patty Kim speaking in Harrisburg at a rally to raise the minimum wage.

HB 1520

Increases the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage to

1/1/18                    $12.00

1/1/19                    $12.50

1/1/20                    $13.00

1/1/21                    $13.50

1/1/22                    $14.00

1/1/23                    $14.50

1/1/24                    $15.00

1/1/25                    Cost of Living Adjustment based on the Consumer Price Index

 

Increases the Pennsylvania Tipped Minimum Wage to

1/1/18                    $9.00

1/1/19                    $9.38

1/1/20                    $9.75

1/1/21                    $10.13

1/1/22                    $10.50

1/1/23                    $10.88

1/1/24                    $12.00

1/1/25                    Cost of Living Adjustment based on the Consumer Price Index





Principles of Raise the Wage PA

  • We support an increase in the state and federal minimum wages to at least $15 per hour.

  • We support a cost of living adjustment in any legislation so that the minimum wage keeps pace with inflation.

  • We oppose a separate minimum wage for tipped workers.

  • We oppose the preemption of the right of localities to set their own minimum wages in Pennsylvania.

  • We support a significant increase in fines on employers who engage in wage theft against their employees and strengthening of enforcement efforts.

Contact Raise the Wage PA at 215-557-0822 or info@philaup.org