Maryland minimum wage

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has released a required update to the Maryland Minimum Wage and Overtime Law Notice following the enactment of legislation (HB 166) in March incrementally raising the state minimum wage rate to $15.00 per hour. To put this law in place, state lawmakers had to override Maryland Governor Larry Read more

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

This year more cities and counties are enacting minimum wage laws that promise a raise for local workers. Local minimum wage laws enacted this week are those for Seattle, WA, Montgomery County, MD and Prince George’s County, MD. Seattle, WA Signed into law on Monday, Seattle’s minimum wage ordinance is scheduled to make the city’s Read more