How do you know for sure that minimum wage went up?
are employers obligated to raise pay instantly?
To know if the minimum wage went up, you will need to keep checking the news to see whether the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013 is passed. You can sign up with news reporters like http://news.sky.com/story/1078334/minimum-wage-to-be-increased-this-year, for updates. Employers will be obligated to increase the wage according to the contract policy.
I heard it didnt' go up yet not until 2014.
Read the newspaper