While many employers are gearing up for the holidays, many employees across the U.S. will see an increase in minimum wage. On Jan. 1, 2020, the minimum wage will increase in numerous states and cities throughout the country that have adopted their own minimum wage laws, which provide for a higher rate than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. In areas where minimum wage laws overlap, employees are entitled to receive the highest applicable rate.
The following minimum wage increases will become effective Jan. 1, 2020:
- State-wide: $10.19 per hour
- State-wide: $12.00 per hour
- Flagstaff, Arizona: