Virginia’s minimum wage increases Jan. 1

Published: Dec. 20, 2021 at 4:59 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The start of the new year means more money in pockets for some people.

The minimum wage in Virginia will increase from $9.50 to $11 an hour on Jan. 1.

This is the second of three increases. The goal is to raise the minimum wage across Virginia to $12 an hour by 2023.

According to USA Today, 21 states and 35 cities and counties are set to raise their minimum wages around New Year’s Day.

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