Tag: Minimum Wage

The midterms are over and my mail is no longer filled with HUGE political direct mail pieces that hide my favorite magazines and my 20-percent-off-one-item coupons to a store that has EVERYTHING anyone could possibly need. Anyhow, yesterday was a busy day at ThinkHR as we analyzed the ballot measures, notifying our customers same-day about…

2019 Minimum Wage Increase On October 26, 2018, the Alaska Division of Labor Standards & Safety, Wage and Hour Administration announced the state’s minimum wage will increase to $9.89 per hour. The increase is effective January 1, 2019. See the announcement

City of Mountain View Minimum Wage Increase In November 2018, the City of Mountain View announced that employers who are subject to the Mountain View Business License Tax or who maintain a facility in Mountain View must pay to each employee who performs at least two hours of work per week in Mountain View, minimum…

Initiative 77 — Minimum Wage Amendment Act On October 11, 2018, the District of Columbia enacted the Initiative Minimum Wage Amendment Act (B22-0920), which will: Gradually increase the minimum wage in the District of Columbia to $15 per hour by 2020; Gradually increase the minimum wage for tipped employees so that they receive the same…

Medical Marijuana Legalized On November 6, 2018, Missouri voters approved the Medical Marijuana and Veteran Healthcare Services Initiative (Missouri Amendment 2), amending the state’s constitution and legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes. The initiative does not permit a person to bring a claim against any employer, former employer, or prospective employer (employer) for wrongful discharge, discrimination,…

2019 Bernalillo County Minimum Wage Increase On October 24, 2018, the Bernalillo County Commission announced that the county’s minimum wage will increase to $9.05 per hour. This wage increase affects employees who work within the unincorporated area of Bernalillo County, outside of the city limits. The increase is effective January 1, 2019. See the press…

2019 Meal and Lodging Deduction Increase In October 2018, the Vermont Department of Labor released an updated poster announcing that the permitted meals and lodging deductions an employer may withhold from an employee’s wages increase as follows: Breakfast, $3.17 daily. Lunch, $3.56 daily. Dinner, $3.95 daily. Full board, $10.68 daily or $74.76 per week. Nightly…

9 Treats, No Tricks

What We’re Reading – October 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 9 curated stories that caught our attention this month. Politics at Work Election day is looming, and the midterm elections are on the minds of many Americans, making political conversations…

Minimum Wage Increase and Updated Poster On September 28, 2018, the Delaware Department of Labor released an updated labor law poster covering: Payment of wages. Minimum wage, with the following increases: Regular Rate: Effective January 1, 2019, the regular rate increases to $8.75 per hour. Effective October 1, 2019, the regular rate increases to $9.25…

2019 Minimum Wage Increase The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase to $8.46 per hour, with a minimum wage of at least $5.44 per hour for tipped employees, in addition to tips. These increases are effective January 1, 2019. See the announcement and the 2019 poster