Employment Law Alert – Correction: New Year Sees Local Minimum Wage Increases
January 6, 2021
Maryland: Effective January 1, 2021, Maryland’s statewide minimum wage increased from $11.00/hour to $11.75/hour for employers with 15 or more employees. For employers with fewer than 15 employees, the new rate is $11.60/hour. The $3.63/hour rate for tipped employees remains unchanged.
Virginia: Virginia has postponed its scheduled wage increase until May 1st. At that time, the minimum wage will increase from $7.25/hour to $9.50/hour.
D.C.: In 2020, D.C. increased its minimum wage from $14.00/hour to $15.00/hour for all employers regardless of size and $4.45/hour to $5.00/hour for tipped workers.
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