Bernalillo County raises minimum wage

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Bernalillo County has raised its minimum wage. 

Employees who work in the unincorporated area of Bernalillo County outside of the city limits, received a cost of living increase from $8.85 to $9.05 per hour. 

Tipped employees receive the federal minimum wage of $2.13 per hour with tips. 

The increase took effect Jan. 1. 

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