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e-Alert – HRK Monthly Roundup: Minimum Wage Updates for 2020

By January 9, 2020 January 10th, 2020 No Comments

Alaska

  • The State of Alaska has updated their minimum wage to $10.19 per hour effective January 1, 2020.

Arizona

  • The State of Arizona has updated their minimum wage to $12.00 per hour effective January 1, 2020.

Arkansas

  • The State of Arkansas will have a new minimum wage of $10.00 per hour effective January 1, 2020.

California

  • The minimum wage in California will increase on January 1, 2020 however it will depend on the employer
    size:

    • Employers with 26 or more employees will pay $13.00 per hour.
    • Employers with 25 or less employees will pay $12.00 per hour.

Colorado

  • The State of Colorado has updated their minimum wage to $12.00 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

Florida

  • The State of Florida has updated their minimum wage to $8.56 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

Illinois

  • The State of Illinois has updated their minimum wage to $9.25 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

Maine

  • The State of Maine has updated their minimum wage to $12.00 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

Maryland

  • The State of Maryland has updated their minimum wage to $11.00 per hour effective January 1, 2020.

Massachusetts

  • The State of Massachusetts has updated their minimum wage to $12.75 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

Michigan

  • The State of Michigan has updated their minimum wage to $9.65 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

Minnesota

  • The State of Minnesota has updated their minimum wage to $10.00 per hour effective on January 1, 2020 for employers with annual gross revenue of $500, 000 or more.
  • Employers with an annual gross revenue of less than $500,00 will pay a minimum wage of $8.15 per hour effective January 1, 2020.

Missouri

  • The State of Missouri has updated their minimum wage to $9.45 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

Montana

  • The State of Montana has updated the state minimum wage to $8.65 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

New Jersey

  • The State of New Jersey has updated their minimum wage to $11.00 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

New Mexico

  • The State of New Mexico has updated their minimum wage to $9.00 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

New York

  • Effective December 31, 2019, the minimum wage will increase in the State of New York to $11.80.

Ohio

  • The State of Ohio has updated their minimum wage to $8.70 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

South Dakota

  • The State of South Dakota has updated their minimum wage to $9.30 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

Vermont

  • The State of Vermont has updated their minimum wage to $10.96 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

Washington

  • The State of Washington has updated their minimum wage to $13.50 per hour effective on January 1, 2020.

Employer Next Steps

  • If HR Knowledge processes your payroll please contact your Client Account Manager to inform them of any employees’ hourly rates that need to be changed to meet the new state minimum wage requirements.

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