Minimum wage changes in Maryland and Washington, D.C. take effect today. These changes affect all employers, including household employers.
The minimum wage in Maryland will increase from $8.00 per hour to $8.25 per hour. The rate will further increase to $8.75 per hour on July 1, 2016, to $9.25 per hour on July 1, 2017, and to $10.10 per hour on July 1, 2018.
The minimum wage in Washington D.C.
will increase from $9.50 per hour to $10.50 per hour. The rate will further increase to $11.50 per hour on July 1, 2016. After 2016, the minimum wage rate in Washington D.C. will be tied to a consumer price index.
We recommend that household employers review the pay rates of their nannies and other domestic workers and make any changes necessary to comply with the rate increase.
For more information on this and to learn how GTM keeps families compliant with wage, tax, and labor laws, contact us
at (800) 929-9213.