Missouri Implements Minimum Wage Increase to $7.70

The State of Missouri recently announced the minimum wage will increase by a nickel from January 1, 2017. As a result, workers will receive $7.70 per hour from last year’s figure of $7.65 per hour. The increase is a consequence of a law approved by Missouri voters 10 years ago. Missouri’s Division Labor Standards is […]

New Vermont Minimum Wage is $10.00 for 2017

On January 1, 2017, employees in the state of Vermont will see extra 40 cents per hour added into their paychecks. The minimum wage in the state is going to increase to $10 per hour from $9.60 per hour. This increase in the state’s hourly minimum wage comes as a part of a legislation approved […]

Connecticut Increases Minimum Wage on Labor Poster

Lawmakers in Connecticut are being urged by an advisory panel to increase the minimum wage rate of the state to $15 per hour over several years.  James Bhandary Alexander, a legal aid attorney who leads Connecticut’s Low Wage Employer Advisory Board, believes that people working full-time should not be living in poverty and the most […]

New Minimum Wage For South Dakota 2017 Labor Poster

Based on South Dakota 2017 Labor Poster, employers will pay their workers nothing less than $8.65 per hour. This is for non-tipped workers. Tipped employees shall on the other hand earn 0.05 cents more from an initial $4.275. The new rate is in line with the federal rate of inflation. Inflation is majorly influenced by […]

Colorado Minimum Wage Increase for 2017

Like New York and New Jersey, Colorado has also voted in favor of an increase in the minimum wage across the state. The state government after public voting in favor of the amendment adopted the change in law proposed under Amendment 70. According to the results of the polls, almost 55% of the people voted […]