City approves minimum wage increase for city employees

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LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - The City of Laredo has approved the minimum wage increase for city employees to $10 an hour.

This means that those who work at the minimum of $8.30 an hour will now be bumped to $10 an hour.

City Council also took action on a cost of living increase of two percent.

Employees would receive that two percent and then if pay is still less than $10 an hour, it will be adjusted accordingly.

The increase will take effect in the new budget year which is October fist.

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