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  • List of State Minimum Wages

    Hi everyone!



    I thought it would be useful for everyone to have a list of all the current
    state minimum wages as a sticky post. Would help you find your answer ASAP!

    Here it is:

    Federal: $7.25

    A - G

    Alabama: $7.25

    Alaska: $7.75

    Arizona: $7.90

    Arkansas: $7.25

    California: $8.00
     (increase to $9.00 on
    July 1, 2014 and $10.00 on January 1, 2016)


      - San
    Francisco: $10.74

      - San Jose: $10.15

    Colorado: $8.00

    Connecticut: $8.70
     ($9.00 effective January
    1, 2015)


    Delaware: $7.25
     ($7.75 effective June 1, 2014, $8.25 effective
    June 1, 2015)


    District of Columbia: $8.25 (
    (July 1 increases: $9.50: 2014, $10.50: 2015, $11.50: 2016)

    Florida: $7.93

    Georgia: $7.25

    H - M

    Hawaii: $7.25 (January 1 increases:
    2015:  $7.75, 2016: $8.50 2017: $9.25, 2018: $10.10)


    Idaho: $7.25

    Illinois: $8.25

    Indiana: $7.25

    Iowa: $7.25

    Kansas: $7.25

    Kentucky: $7.25

    Louisiana: $7.25

    Maine: $7.50

    Maryland: $7.25
     ($8.00 on January 1, 2015, $8.25 July 1, 2015, $8.75 July 2016,
    $9.25 July 2017,  $10.10 July 2018)

    Massachusetts: $8.00

    Michigan: $7.40
     ($8.15 per hour in August 2014, $8.50 in January 2015,
    then annual increases to  $9.25 per hour by 2018)


    Minnesota: $6.15
     ($8.00 in August 2014,
    $8.50 in August 2015 and $9.50 in August 2016, with exceptions based on worker
    age and company size)


    Missouri: $7.50

    Mississippi: $7.25

    Montana: $7.90

    Nebraska: $7.25

    New Hampshire: $7.25

    New Jersey: $8.25

    New Mexico: $7.50

     - Albuquerque: $8.60

    Nevada: $7.25 for employees who
    receive qualifying health benefits, $8.25 for employees who do not receive
    qualifying health benefits.

    New York: $8.00
     ($8.75 on December 31,
    2014, $9.00 on December 31, 2015)


    North Carolina: $7.25

    North Dakota: $7.25

    Ohio: $7.95

    Oklahoma: $7.25

    Oregon: $9.10

    Pennsylvania: $7.25

    Puerto Rico: $7.25

    Rhode Island: $8.00

    South Carolina: $7.25

    South Dakota: $7.25

    T - Z

    Tennessee: $7.25

    Texas: $7.25

    Utah: $7.25

    Virginia: $7.25

    Vermont: $8.73
     ($9.15: 2015, $9.60: 2016, $10:
    2017, $10.50: 2018)


    Washington: $9.
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    - Seattle $9.32
     ($11.00, 2015 to
    $15 over 7 years, depending on employer size)


    West Virginia: $7.25
     ($8.00: January 1, 2015,
    $8.75: January 1, 2016)


    Wisconsin: $7.25

    Wyoming: $7.25

    Source
    is here: http://jobsearch.about.com/od/minimumwage/a/minimum-wage-rates-2014.htm

  • Hurt on the job

    Hey so according to this website it looks like you should have your friend speak to her manager about getting compensated for medical bills. http://www.dol.gov/owcp/dfec/regs/compliance/ca-11.htm

    Hope that helps!
  • Working on holidays??

    Hi Sharon, there actually isn't a law which states that employers must keep their business closed on the holidays... it would be nice if there was though!


    Your question is actually answered on this page if you want to look into it further: 

  • List of State Minimum Wages

    Thank you for the information, Michelli!