Effective July 1, 2014, the Minimum Wage Increases in the District of Columbia

July 1, 2014Alerts Labor & Employment Alert

As a reminder to all District of Columbia employers, effective today, July 1, 2014, the minimum wage in the District has increased to $9.50 per hour. In addition, as we previously noted in January , the minimum wage in California also increases effective today. However, the tipped minimum wage in the District remains at $2.77 per hour. Because of this change, in order to remain vigilant in complying with applicable wage and hour laws, employers must ensure that their payrolls reflect this minimum wage increase. In addition, it would be prudent for District employers to contact their payroll companies to ensure that they are aware of the increase to the minimum wage.

For more information about this Alert, please contact Carolyn D. Richmond at 212.878.7983 or [email protected] , Glenn S. Grindlinger at 212.905.2305 or [email protected] , or any other member of Fox Rothschild’s New York Labor & Employment Department.