Two restaurants in California have been fined $1.9 million for a variety of wage and hour violations as the result of an investigation by state and federal labor agencies.
The fines mark the latest example of joint...more
As part of an annual inflation adjustment required by state statute, Missouri will increase its minimum wage rate by 15 cents to $7.50 per hour, effective January 1, 2014, the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial...more
Starting January 1, 2014, the minimum wage in Vermont will rise 13 cents to $8.73 per hour, the Vermont Department of Labor has announced.
Like nine other states, Vermont makes annual adjustments to its minimum wage...more
Arizona, Florida and San Jose, CA, all recently announced annual cost-of-living adjustments to their minimum wage rates.
Effective January 1, 2014, the minimum wage rate will rise from $7.80 to $7.90 in Arizona, from...more
Starting January 1, 2014, the minimum wage in Colorado will most likely rise from $7.78 to $8.00 while the minimum wage in Montana will rise from $7.80 to $7.90.
Washington state's minimum wage rate will rise to $9.32 next year, part of an annual inflation adjustment meant to help employees' pay keep pace with the cost of living.
New regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) mean most employers will need to begin paying the minimum wage and, potentially, overtime to direct care workers such as home health aides, personal care aides and...more
California is on course to raise its minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2018.
Gov. Jerry Brown and the leaders of both chambers of the state legislature on September 11 announced their support for a bill that would raise...more
New legislation could soon allow California's Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) to assess employers that violate the state's minimum wage laws with liquidated damages - double the wages owed plus...more
A new Florida law has been enacted in an effort to address employers' struggles to comply with a patchwork of local laws. Fla. Stat. § 218.077, as amended by 2013 Bill Text FL H.B. 655....more
Two unpaid interns at the movie studio Fox Searchlight Pictures were actually employees owed the minimum wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), a federal court has ruled. Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc., +2013...more
Connecticut's legislature on May 29 passed a bill that will raise the state's minimum wage from its current $8.25 to $8.70 in 2014 and then again to $9.00 in 2015. +2013 Bill Text CT S.B. 387, as amended....more
California's state labor agency says its efforts to step up enforcement of wage and hour laws are working....more