States such as California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, and Virginia have enacted legislation impacting mandatory labor law posters such as FMLA, Fair Employment, COVID-19 guidance, and OSHA. While 20 states raised their minimum wages effective January 1, 2021, and several more will do so in the coming months.
Excluding Washington D.C.’s $15 hourly minimum wage, California has the highest in the country at $14 per hour. Massachusetts and Washington are close behind, with $13.50 per hour and $13.69 per hour, respectively.
The full list of states to see a wage increase as of Jan. 1 include Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, South Dakota, Vermont, and Washington state.
Connecticut, Nevada, Oregon, and Virginia will all increase their minimum wage later in the year.
Courtesy of Resourceful Compliance