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Hourly workers are getting a boost in 2022.

The Missouri Department of Labor says the state’s minimum wage will increase by 85 cents per hour at the start of the new year.

That means starting January 1st, the state’s new minimum wage will be $11.15 per hour.

Missouri has raised its minimum wage gradually over each of the last six years, part of plan approved by voters in 2018 to raise the minimum wage every year thru 2023.