Will Louisiana Raise Minimum Wage To $8.50
KSLA Reports It's looking like yes but the process will take 2 years to go into effect. As of now Louisiana doesn't have a state minimum wage but goes by the federal minimum wage which is $7.25. Louisiana is one of 5 states who do not have their own min wage including Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee
This is part of Gov. Edwards 2017 agenda he has set up for lawmakers to work out when they meet on April 10th. Right now people who work full time on Min wage in Louisiana earn $290.00 per week and approximately $15,080.00 per year.