States Adjust Minimum Wage Rates for 2011
The following states have announced an increase in minimum wage rates, effective January 1, 2011:
Arizona: The state minimum wage will increase to $7.35 per hour.
City of San Francisco, California: The City of San Francisco's minimum wage rate will rise to $9.92 per hour.
Colorado: The minimum wage will increase to $7.36 per hour, and $4.34 for tipped employees.
Montana: The state minimum wage will rise to $7.35 per hour.
Ohio: The state minimum wage will increase to $7.40 for non-tipped employees, and $3.70 for tipped employees. The federal minimum wage of $7.25 may be paid to employees whose employers gross $271,000 or less per year.
Oregon: The minimum wage will rise to $8.50 per hour.
Vermont: The state minimum wage will increase to $8.15 per hour, and $3.95 per hour for tipped employees.
Washington: The minimum wage will increase to $8.67 per hour.
For more information on state minimum wage laws, including poster requirements, please visit the HR360 State Laws Section, click on your state, and select Minimum Wage in the left-hand navigation bar