2018 state minimum wage changes published by peggy emch table i found it interesting that some of the states which are not on this list strictly follow the federal minimum wage the federal minimum wage is currently set to $725 per hour and hasn't changed since 2009. The fair labor standards act sets federal minimum wage standards, while state governments set state minimum wages while some states have higher minimum wage standards than federal law, others have. Other states operate below the federal minimum wage such as georgia and wyoming some jurisdictions even allow employers to count tips given to their workers as credit towards the minimum wage levels. Labor force, employment, and earnings 423 us census bureau, statistical abstract of the united states: 2011 table 651 federal and state minimum wage rates: 1950 to 2010.
Find a list of the federal and state minimum wage rates in the united states, according to state name as of january 2015. Here is a list of the current federal minimum wage and the rates for each state for 2018, as well as future scheduled increases in minimum wage. Many of the states and territories have minimum wage laws and where federal and state laws have different minimum wage rates the higher standard applies the following is a summary of the national conference of state legistatures report of current state minimum wages. What is the minimum wage the federal minimum wage provisions for covered, nonexempt employees are contained in the fair labor standards act (flsa. See the top 10 states with the highest minimum wage -- 29 states and the district of columbia have set higher minimum wages than federal law requires.
1968-1975 minimum wage based minimum weekly wage and assumes 40 hour per week arkansas 1968-1970 minimum wage applied only to women and minors rates from 1966-2013 applicable to employers of four or more federal and state minimum wages. Federal minimum wage overtime pay the united states department of labor wage and hour division federal minimum wage $725 per hour federal government and the state have been established to protect the rights of employees to assist. Notes in states with no minimum-wage law (alabama, louisiana, mississippi, south carolina, and tennessee) or minimum wages below the federal minimum wage (georgia and wyoming), the federal minimum wage of $725 applies. This chart shows state minimum wage rates in effect as of jan 1, 2018, as well as future enacted increases eighteen states begin the new year with increased minimum wages.
Us federal, states, cities, territorial minimum wages @ us paywizardorg. Find the federal minimum wage, along with state and city rates that might be higher than what you're making - and higher than what you deserve. While efforts to increase the federal minimum wage have stalled in congress, organized labor and other groups continue to call for a $15 minimum wage nationwide many state and local governments have already adopted minimum wage rates above the federal minimum, with further increases to be phased in.
More than 45 million workers in 18 states got a raise on jan 1 as new minimum wage laws took effect 18 states get minimum wage increase for 2018 by ray downs | jan 2, 2018 at 1:13 am the federal minimum wage of $725 hasn't been raised since 2009. Four states have a state minimum wage lower than the federal minimum wage, so the federal minimum wage automatically applies (wyoming, minnesota, arkansas, and georgia) china's history of minimum wage legislation is very short. The federal minimum wage has been stalled at $725 an hour for several years, and proposals to raise it have gone nowhere impatient with the lack of federal action, many states, a few cities and some. Minimum wage laws affect millions of americans some argue the wage is too low, while others think it does more harm than good.
Most states, as well as the federal government, require that a minimum wage poster containing details about the prevailing minimum wage be displayed prominantly in the workplace. July 2016 the federal minimum wage july 24, 2016 marks seven years since the federal minimum wage was last increased during that time, its. The wage an employee earns deals with politics on state and federal levels, worker qualifications, and the financial interests of the employer. A minimum wage is the lowest wage that employers may legally pay to workers the first minimum wage law was enacted in 1894 in new zealand with the passage of the fair labor standards act of 1938 (flsa), the us minimum wage was initially set at $025 per hour for covered workers.