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Meet 6 Who’d Get A Raise With A Mass. Minimum Wage Increase

From left, clockwise: Larry, Allison, Ines, Emmanuel, Tom and Jordan (WBUR)

From left, clockwise: Larry, Allison, Ines, Emmanuel, Tom and Jordan (WBUR)

BOSTON — On Beacon Hill, both the Massachusetts Senate and House have passed bills that would increase the state minimum wage — currently $8 an hour.

Lawmakers are still hashing out the details, but it seems likely that a lot of Massachusetts workers are on the verge of getting a pay hike.

But who would get the raise? WBUR digital editor Ben Swasey recently met six low-wage earners in the Boston area, and shares their stories.

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