Minimum Wage Update

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A number of states’ and localities’ minimum wage rates will increase in 2017. Below is a chart of upcoming wage increases.

Location Wage Rate Date
Federal Contractors (All States) $10.20 January 1, 2017
California (Statewide)

  1. Minimum hourly rate for Computer Software Employee’s exemption
  2. Minimum hourly rate for Licensed Physician and Surgeon’s exemption
$10.50 (For employers of 26+)

  1. $42.39
  2. $76.24
January 1, 2017

  1. January 1, 2017
  2. January 1, 2017
Long Beach, CA $10.50 January 1, 2017
Sacramento, CA $10.50 January 1, 2017
Santa Mateo, CA $12.00 (for-profit employers) January 1, 2017
$10.50 (for 501(c)(3) non-profits) January 1, 2017
Connecticut (Statewide) $10.10 January 1, 2017
Hawaii (Statewide) $9.25 January 1, 2017
Massachusetts (Statewide) $11.00 January 1, 2017
Michigan (Statewide) $8.90 January 1, 2017
New Jersey (Statewide) $8.44 January 1, 2017
New York

  1. Greater New York state, NY
  2. Long Island & Westchester, NY
  1.  $9.70
  2. $10.00
  1.  December 31, 2016
  2. December 31, 2016
New York City, NY $11.00 (for employers of 11+) December 31, 2016
$10.50 (for employers of fewer than 11) December 31, 2016
Vermont (Statewide) $10.00 January 1, 2017

Employers should take note of applicable wage increases and coordinate with payroll to ensure that employees compensation meets or exceeds the minimum wage standard.

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Disclaimer: This document is designed to provide general information and guidance concerning employment-related issues. It is presented with the understanding that ManagEase is not engaged in rendering any legal opinions. If a legal opinion is needed, please contact the services of your own legal adviser.

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