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Minimum wage increases in Linn and Johnson Counties

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Linn and Johnson County minimum wage workers can expect to see bigger paychecks in 2017.

Back in May, a Linn County Minimum Wage Study group met to discuss the pros and cons of a minimum wage hike.

In Johnson County, the last installment of minimum wage hikes jumps to $10.10 per hour.

Linn County had a $7.25 minimum wage, and their new wage will be $8.25 in 2017.

Linn County's minimum wage will gradually increase $1.00 the next two years.

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