Virginia Minimum Wage To Increase Jan. 1

(Richmond)- Virginia is one of 25 states that will see an increase in minimum wage starting next year. Under current Virginia law, the rate will increase to $12 per hour. The current minimum wage rate is $11, which will last until Jan. 1. Any additional increases will need to be approved by the General Assembly. Democrats hope to increase the minimum wage to $15 in the next few years,