Low-wage workers listened to speakers while demonstrating Dec. 4 at the Sonic Drive-In at 920 State Ave. in Kansas City, Kan. They also demonstrated at a nearby McDonald's and a Phillips 66 gas station at 47th and State Avenue. Cost-of-living adjustments built into Missouri’s minimum wage law will push the state’s wage floor up to $7.65 an hour on Jan. 1. Workers in Kansas fall under the federal rate, which has not been raised since 2009.
Low-wage workers listened to speakers while demonstrating Dec. 4 at the Sonic Drive-In at 920 State Ave. in Kansas City, Kan. They also demonstrated at a nearby McDonald's and a Phillips 66 gas station at 47th and State Avenue. Cost-of-living adjustments built into Missouri’s minimum wage law will push the state’s wage floor up to $7.65 an hour on Jan. 1. Workers in Kansas fall under the federal rate, which has not been raised since 2009. File photo by KEITH MYERS The Kansas City Star
Low-wage workers listened to speakers while demonstrating Dec. 4 at the Sonic Drive-In at 920 State Ave. in Kansas City, Kan. They also demonstrated at a nearby McDonald's and a Phillips 66 gas station at 47th and State Avenue. Cost-of-living adjustments built into Missouri’s minimum wage law will push the state’s wage floor up to $7.65 an hour on Jan. 1. Workers in Kansas fall under the federal rate, which has not been raised since 2009. File photo by KEITH MYERS The Kansas City Star

Missouri’s minimum wage will rise in 2015, but there will be no change in Kansas

December 17, 2014 10:05 AM

UPDATED December 17, 2014 10:50 PM

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