Idaho House Bill 57 was also referred to the Commerce and Human Resources Committee this week. This bill would raise Idaho’s minimum wage from the current $7.25 per hour to $8.25 per hour and would tie annual increases to the Consumer price index in future years. It also proposes to uncouple the Idaho minimum wage from the Federal wage.
Idaho House Bill 56 was referred to the Commerce and Human Resources Committee this week. This bill proposes to raise the minimum wage for tipped employees from the current $3.35 per hour to $4.35 per hour in 2014 and an additional $1.00 per hour each fiscal year after until it conforms to the Federal minimum wage law.