Tag: Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage and Poster Effective January 1, 2019, the Colorado minimum wage increased to $11.10 per hour and the tipped employee minimum wage increased to $8.08 per hour. The state also released an updated poster to reflect these wage increases. See the poster

Minimum Wage Increase and Poster On January 1, 2019, the Rhode Island hourly minimum wage rate increased to $10.50 per hour, with the following exceptions: The hourly minimum wage rate is $9.45 for full-time students under age 19 working in a nonprofit religious, educational, librarial, or community services organization. The hourly minimum wage rate is…

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner) Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, provides a summary of what you may have missed over the holiday break. EEOC, court kick “Onionhead” employer while it’s down A federal judge in New York ruled on post-trial motions filed by…

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…

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,…

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

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…

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…