Santa Fe County board OKs minimum wage increases


SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The minimum wage in unincorporated areas of Santa Fe County is going up.

An ordinance approved unanimously by the county commissioners sets the minimum wage in the county at $10.66 an hour, up from $7.50.

Meanwhile, the minimum wage for tipped employees will increase to $6.40 an hour from $2.13 currently.

The increases take effect in early May.

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