Minimum Wage Increase

Maryland’s Legislature Passes the $15 Minimum Wage Challenge

Maryland minimum wage workers will notice a substantial 9% increase in their paychecks next year. Last month, the Maryland legislature passed into law a bill increasing the state’s minimum wage rate every year until the minimum wage reaches $15.00 per hour for all employees. Passage of the law required both the House and Senate to Read more

Michigan Labor Law Posters

On December 13, 2018, Governor Snyder signed two bills to increase the minimum wage and grant a new paid leave. Employers in the state of Michigan are required to update their labor law posters to be in compliance with new state changes. Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act Under the Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act, the Read more

Federal Contractor Minimum Wage Poster

On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658, raising the hourly minimum wage for workers performing work on or in connection with covered contracts.  Starting January 1, 2015, the minimum wage rate was  adjusted as determined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the methodology set forth in the Order. The Secretary Read more

2019 Massachusetts Minimum Wage Peel 'N Post

The Office of Massachusetts Attorney General has released the new 2019 Wage and Hour Laws Notice. The notice has been slightly reformatted and updated with new scheduled minimum wage rates. During the 2018 Massachusetts legislative session, House Bill 4640 was passed to increase the minimum wage rate for the next five years. The updated notice Read more

Delaware Labor Law Posters

The Delaware Department of Labor Division of Industrial Affairs has updated two mandatory workplace postings: the Minimum Wage and Employment Discrimination. Both postings are mandatory-to-post for employers operating in the state of Delaware. 2019 Minimum Wage On July 1, 2018, Delaware passed Senate Bill 170 that would raise the minimum wage from the current rate Read more

2019 County and City Minimum Wage Updates

On January 1, 2019, the minimum wage will rise in 20 states and on the federal level for employees of federal contractors. While state-level minimum wages remain a popular solution for regional cost-of-living differences, municipal minimum wages are increasingly seen as a remedy for cost-of-living differences between cities and counties within an individual state. 20 Read more

2019 Minimum Wage Posters Now Available!

With the passage of two ballot measures in the November general election, the tally is complete: a total of 20 states will increase the minimum wage in 2019. The minimum wage for federal contractors is also scheduled to rise. On January 1, 2019, employers in these states are required to pay employees at least the Read more