Minimum wages to increase July 1 - are you ready?

Two states and D.C., plus a number of local governments, will increase their minimum wages on July 1.

Effective Sunday, July 1, the legal "general" minimum wages for private sector employees will increase in these jurisdictions:

Maryland: Minimum wage will increase to $10.10 an hour.

Oregon: Minimum wage will increase to $10.50 an hour.

District of Columbia: Lowest applicable minimum wage will increase to $13.25 an hour.


LOCAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, BY STATE

California

Belmont: Minimum wage will increase to $12.50 an hour.

Emeryville: Minimum wage will increase to $15 an hour for employers with 55 or fewer employees, and to $15.69 an hour for employers with 56 or more employees.

Long Beach: Minimum wage will increase to $14.64 an hour for hotel workers.

Los Angeles (city and county): Minimum wage will increase to $12 an hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees, and to $13.25 an hour for 26 or more employees.

Malibu: Minimum wage will increase to $13.25 an hour for employers with more than 25 employees.

Milpitas: Minimum wage will increase to $13.50 an hour.

Pasadena: Minimum wage will increase to $13.25 an hour for employers with more than 25 employees.

San Francisco: Minimum wage will increase to $15 an hour.

San Leandro: Minimum wage will increase to $13 an hour.

Santa Monica: Minimum wage will increase to $12 an hour.

District of Columbia

District-wide, lowest applicable minimum wage will increase to $13.25 an hour.

Illinois

Chicago: Minimum wage will increase to $12 an hour.

Cook County: Minimum wage will increase to $11 an hour.

Maine

Portland: Minimum wage will increase to $10.90 an hour.

Maryland

Statewide minimum wage will increase to $10.10 an hour.

Montgomery County: Minimum wage will increase to $12.25 an hour.

Minnesota

Minneapolis: Minimum wage will increase to $10.25 an hour for employers with 100 or fewer employees, and to $11.25 an hour for employers with more than 100 employees.

Oregon

Statewide minimum wage will increase to $10.50 an hour.


Alas, the federal minimum wage is still $7.25 an hour.

Robin Shea has 30 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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