In Many States, Minimum Wage Is Going Up

By on January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019

This post from Wolters Kluwer provides a breakdown on states impacted by new minimum wage requirements in 2019. The highest is in the District of Columbia ($13.25 per hour), followed by Massachusetts and Washington at $12 per hour. A total of 22 states in addition to Washington D.C. either have raised or are slated to raise their minimum this year. New York has the most complex requirements, with variation by region and with strictures that apply to certain industries, including airports. The states with the lowest minimum wage rates are Georgia and Wyoming, at $5.15 an hour, but most employers in these states would be subject to the federal minimum of $7.25.

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