Minimum wage going up this week - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Minimum wage going up this week

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The minimum wage is going up this week, which is good news for some workers. 

The federal minimum wage goes up Friday to $7.25, bringing a full-time employee's minimum wage salary up $112 a month. 

Service jobs account for the largest category of minimum wage workers, and restaurant owners say the timing is difficult because they're already dealing with a decline in business and increases in food costs.

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