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Measure 36
Certified Ballot Title
November 5, 1996 General Election

INCREASES MINIMUM HOURLY WAGE TO $6.50

OVER THREE YEARS

RESULT OF "YES" VOTE: "Yes" vote increases state's minimum wage to $6.50 per hour over three year period.

RESULT OF "NO" VOTE: "No" vote leaves state's minimum wage at current level of $4.75 per hour.

SUMMARY: This measure amends the state's hourly minimum wage. The current minimum wage is $4.75 per hour and has been in effect since January 1, 1991. This measure would increase the minimum wage to $5.50 per hour for calendar year 1997, to $6.00 per hour for calendar year 1998, and to $6.50 per hour for calendar year 1999 and the years following.

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