New Year Brings Changes in Minimum Compensation Rates in Thirty States and Local Jurisdictions

Employers should review compensation rates for both exempt and nonexempt employees, to ensure compliance with current legal thresholds. Set forth below are rates at the federal level, and for the states and localities that exceed federal levels for the most common job categories.

The following minimum compensation rates are effective as of January 1, 2015 (except where another effective date noted):

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