HAN member Intermountain Healthcare, Utah’s largest private sector employer, is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour, positively impacting 2,200 employees. Utah, where the health system is headquartered, has a current minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. The health system is also adjusting the pay for 12,800 employees in more than 250 jobs roles, with most of those increases ranging between 3% and 7%. HAN members Advocate Aurora Health, Cleveland Clinic, The MetroHealth System, and RWJBarnabas Health have also raised their minimum wage to $15 an hour.
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“The adjustments reflect Intermountain’s commitment to offering competitive pay so people can provide for their personal and family needs, while helping Intermountain attract and retain the very best talent to carry out our mission,” Heather Brace, chief people officer and senior vice president at Intermountain, said in a news release. “This adjustment is our commitment to ensuring we are paying employees—both current and future—fairly and at market.”