TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New Jersey’s minimum wage goes up 13 percent to $10 an hour today.

This is part of the state’s five-year plan to phase in a $15 hourly minimum wage.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation ratcheting up the state’s $8.85 minimum wage earlier this year.

MORE: Gov. Murphy Signs Bill That Will Eventually Raise Minimum Wage In N.J. To $15 An Hour

The minimum wage for tipped workers climbs 50 cents to $2.63 today.

For seasonal and small business employees there is no change in the rate, which stays at $8.85 until it climbs to $10.30 on Jan. 1.

The minimum wage for most employees will climb to $11 an hour by Jan. 1 before reaching $15 by January 1, 2024.

(© Copyright 2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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