|Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development News Release|
|Wednesday, May 19, 2004
|News Media Contact
Audio: DWD Sec. Roberta Gassman (1:26 mp3)
WAUSAU – The Department of Workforce Development is holding 5 public hearings throughout the state this week to obtain citizen input on the proposed minimum wage increase. Hearings will be held in Janesville, Milwaukee, Eau Claire, Wausau and Green Bay.
Earlier this year, a minimum wage advisory council recommended increases in the state's minimum wages from $5.15 per hour to $5.70 per hour after October 1, 2004 and to $6.50 per hour after October 1, 2005.
The public is invited to attend, to speak or to submit written comments on the proposed increases.
Thursday, May 20, 2004
UW Marathon County
Room 233 Lecture Hall
518 S. 7th Avenue