Minimum Wage Increases in 2017

17 States Will Increase Minimum Wage effective January 1, 2017, including Massachusetts

The following are the minimum wage increases by state for your reference.  If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Brenner at Lbrenner@telamonins.com.

State Hourly Minimum Wage Effective Date
Alaska  $9.80 January 1, 2017
Arizona  $10.00 January 1, 2017
Arkansas  $8.50 January 1, 2017
California  $10.50 January 1, 2017
Colorado  $9.30 January 1, 2017
Connecticut  $10.10 January 1, 2017
District of Columbia  $12.50 July 1, 2017
Florida  $8.10 January 1, 2017
Hawaii  $9.25 January 1, 2017
Maine  $9.00 January 1, 2017
Maryland  $9.25 July 1, 2017
Massachusetts  $11.00 January 1, 2017
Michigan  $8.90 January 1, 2017
Montana  $8.15 January 1, 2017
New Jersey  $8.44 January 1, 2017
New York-workers employed in New York City by businesses with 11 or more employees  $11.00 December 31, 2016
New York-workers employed in New York City by businesses with 10 or fewer employees  $10.50 December 31, 2016
New York-workers employed in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties  $10.00 December 31, 2016
New York-workers in the remainder of New York State  $9.70 December 31, 2016
Ohio  $8.15 January 1, 2017
South Dakota  $8.65 January 1, 2017
Vermont  $10.00 January 1, 2017
Washington  $11.00 January 1, 2017