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New Jersey and New York Increase Minimum Wage

Effective January 1, 2014, the minimum hourly wage for non-exempt employees increased in both New Jersey and New York.  In New Jersey, the minimum wage increased from $7.25 to $8.25 per hour.  In New York, the minimum wage increased from $7.25 to $8.00 per hour.  Employers need to be aware of these changes and must pay their non-exempt employees no less than that minimum hourly wage for each regular hour worked.

Effective January 1, 2014, the minimum hourly wage for non-exempt employees increased in both New Jersey and New York.  In New Jersey, the minimum wage increased from $7.25 to $8.25 per hour.  In New York, the minimum wage increased from $7.25 to $8.00 per hour.  Employers need to be aware of these changes and must pay their non-exempt employees no less than that minimum hourly wage for each regular hour worked.


Please feel free to contact Connell Foley’s employment law attorneys for guidance on implementing the minimum wage increase or any other wage and hour issue your company may be facing.

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    Michael Shadiack is the Chair of Connell Foley’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Representing a broad spectrum of employers and management personnel in the private and public sectors, he provides litigation defense and ...

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