Minimum Wage Increase Effective Today, July 1!

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The minimum wage in New Jersey is now $10 an hour. That wage will increase to $11 an hour on January 1st, 2020.

The increase in the minimum wage will not apply to every worker. Those employed at small businesses with five or fewer employees, seasonal businesses and farms won’t see a wage hike until January 2020.

The tipped wage rate will also rise to 50 cents per hour, going from $2.13 to $2.63.

If you have a questions about this or any other recent piece of employment legislation being passed in NY, NJ or PA, please give us a call!