It’s that time of year again. Several states and cities are increasing their minimum wage rates on July 1 to coincide with the start of their fiscal years. Remember household employees like nannies and in-home senior caregivers must be paid at least minimum wage. The highest hourly wage of the federal, state, and local rates apply. Since the federal minimum wage is still $7.25/hour, your state or local rate may pertain.
Here is your guide to July 1 minimum wage increases:
|State – Locality||Minimum Wage Starting July 1, 2019|
|California – Alameda||$13.50|
|California – Emeryville||$16.30|
|California – Los Angeles||$13.25|
|California – Malibu||$13.25|
|California – Milpitas||$15|
|California – Pasadena||$13.25|
|California – San Francisco||$15.59|
|California – San Leandro||$14|
|California – Santa Monica||$13.25|
|Illinois – Chicago||$13|
|Illinois – Cook County (outside of Chicago city limits)||$12|
|Maine – Portland||$11.11|
|Maryland – Montgomery County||$12.50|
|Minnesota – Minneapolis||$11|
|New Jersey||$10 (for employers with 6 or more workers)|
|Oregon – Portland Metro||$12.50|
|Oregon – standard||$11.25 (rates by county)|
|Oregon – non-urban counties||$11 (rates by county)|
Also, check out our State-by-State Guide to 2019 Minimum Wage Rates.
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