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Data Brief shows raising the Minimum Wage would benefit Wyoming and its families

New report shows that more than one-quarter of working Wyomingites are low-wage earners.

 

December 2, 2021



New report shows that more than one-quarter of working Wyomingites are low-wage earners.

LARAMIE — According to a new brief released by the Wyoming Community Foundation, Wyoming and the families who live here would benefit greatly from raising the minimum wage. Wyoming’s current state minimum wage of $5.15 per hour is tied only with Georgia as the lowest in the nation. Data show that raising Wyoming’s minimum wage to $12.00 per hour would directly and positively impact Wyoming, its families, and its workers.

Wyoming Community Foundation Chief Operating Officer Samin Dadelahi says tha...



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