SUMMER 2016 MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES

Although most minimum wage changes for individual states and smaller municipalities (cities, townships, etc) are designated to change on January 1st, there are a few changes that go into effect later in the year. Here are the mid-year increases for 2016:
AS OF JULY 1, 2016:
Maryland: $8.75, increased from the former minimum wage of $8.25 earlier in the year, based on legislation passed in 2014.
Washington DC: $11.50, increased from the previous minimum wage of $10.50, also based on legislation passed in 2014.
AS OF AUGUST 1, 2016:
Minnesota: $9.50 for large businesses (those with an annual gross revenue of $500,000 or more), up from the previous minimum wage of $7.75 per hour,
and $9.00 for small businesses (with annual revenues of less than $500,000), up from the former wage of $7.25 per hour. These changes are also based on 2014 legislation.

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