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Montgomery Co. signs $15 minimum wage bill into law

Posted at 7:34 AM, Nov 14, 2017

Hundreds of workers in Montgomery County will be getting a big raise. On Monday county officials signed at $15 dollar minimum wage bill into law in Montgomery County. The law doesn't go into effect until 2021.

Montgomery County is the first in Maryland to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

Critics who oppose the law say it will put the county at a disadvantage, while advocates say it helps low-wage workers. The group "Fight for 15" plans to push for a statewide $15 minimum wage.