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Vermont's minimum wage set to increase on New Year's Day to $9.15

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MONTPELIER, Vermont — Vermont's lowest paid workers are going to be getting a raise on New Year's Day.

Starting Thursday, the minimum wage will increase to $9.15 an hour from the current rate of $8.73 an hour.

In the next three years Vermont's minimum wage is scheduled to increase in stages to $10.50 an hour.

The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour.

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