Voters In Tucson Approve Minimum Wage Increase
By Ginny Reese
November 3, 2021
Voters in Tucson decided on a key proposition and city council races on Tuesday, reported AZ Family. Among the key issues voted for was Proposition 206. This proposition would significantly increase Tucson's minimum wage within the next few years. The wages would increase all the way to $15 per hour by the year 2025.
Currently, the state's minimum wage is set at $12.15 per hour with annual boosts ties to inflation. The minimum wage is set to rise to $12.80 in January of next year.
Voters passed Proposition 206 so around 85,000 workers in the city of Tucson will get pay increases.