Archive for December 2012

Minimum Wage Increases in 2013

wagesAlthough the Federal minimum wage will remain at $7.25 in 2013, the minimum wage in the followings States will increase for tipped and non-tipped employees, effective January 1st.   

According to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers in States with both Federal and State minimum wage laws must pay the higher minimum wage rate. Information related to minimum wage rate increases can be found on the Department of Labor’s (DOL) website:, Federal Wage and Labor Law Institute (FWLLI) or through BNA – the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. Employers can also access: for resources related to tipped employees.

*The DOL will produce updated minimum wage tables approximately two to four weeks after the increases become effective in the respective states.

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