Mount Carmel raises its minimum wage to $15 per hour

Mount Carmel Cardiovascular Imaging Services Lewis Center

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Mount Carmel Health System announced Tuesday it will be raising the minimum wage for its workers to $15 per hour.

2020年欧预赛赛程Mount Carmel says the increase will go into effect Nov. 24 of this year.

The company says the wage increase affects more than 1,000 employees out of Mount Carmel’s 10,900 staff members. Workers impacted by the wage changes include medical assistants, pharmacy technicians, phlebotomists, and environmental and nutrition service workers, among others.

“We are committed to providing the best care in central Ohio and part of our commitment is investing in the people providing that care,” said Mount Carmel interim CEO Michael Englehart. “More importantly, it’s the right thing to do for our employees. We are proud to be one of the first health systems in central Ohio to implement a $15 minimum wage and feel it’s a step in the right direction for healthcare employers across the nation.”

2020年欧预赛赛程Locally, Nationwide Children's Hospital, OhioHealth and The Ohio State University also announced they would be raising their minimum wage to $15 per hour.