Hoskin administration plans to raise Cherokee Nation minimum wage

cherokeephoenix.org - 08-08

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TAHLEQUAH – The Cherokee Nation’s incoming administration plans to raise the tribe’s minimum wage from $9.50 to $11 an hour. The surprise announcement was made Aug. 7 at the W.W. Hastings Hospital outpatient clinic. More than 100 employees affected by the change showed up, but were unaware of the planned pay increase until Principal Chief-elect Chuck Hoskin Jr. revealed it during a group photo.