University of Memphis to increase minimum wage to $13 per hour

TSEA January 13, 2020 Comments Off on University of Memphis to increase minimum wage to $13 per hour
University of Memphis to increase minimum wage to $13 per hour

The University of Memphis President David Rudd today announced in an email to all faculty and staff their plans to increase the minimum wage for all their regular hourly wage employees to $13.00 per hour by July 1, 2020.

According to the email, the increase will occur in two incremental steps:

Effective April 1, 2020, hourly wage employees will see the minimum wage increase from $11.11 to $12 per hour.

Effective July 1, 2020, the second wage increase will take effect, moving the wage to $13.00 per hour.

Over the last several years, the University has made progress raising hourly pay from $10.10 in 2018 to $11.11 in 2019.

TSEA appreciates President Rudd for keeping his commitment to increasing wages for the University of Memphis’ Higher Education state employees.

To read President Ruud’s email, click here.

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