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State and Local Minimum Wage Increases Going Into Effect on July 1, 2018

A number of states and localities are about to implement mid-year hikes in the minimum wage. Below is a summary of the minimum wage increases (and related tipped minimum wage requirements, where applicable) that go into effect on July 1, 2018.

    Current New
State Special Categories? Minimum Wage Tipped Minimum Wage Minimum Wage Tipped Minimum Wage
Maryland   $9.25 $3.63 $10.10 N/A
Nevada

Employees with qualified

 

health benefits

$7.25   N/A  
 

Employees without

 

health benefits

$8.25   N/A  
Oregon General $10.25   $10.75  
  Urban (Portland Metro Urban Growth Area) $11.25   $12.00  
  Rural (Nonurban) $10.00   $10.50  
Washington, D.C.   $12.50 $3.33 $13.25 $3.89
    Current New
Locality Categories Minimum Wage Tipped Minimum Wage Minimum Wage Tipped Minimum Wage
CA          
Belmont, CA   N/A   $12.50  
Emeryville, CA 56 or more employees $15.20   $15.69  
  55 or fewer employees $14.00   $15.00  
Los Angeles, CA (City) 26 or more employees $12.00   $13.25  
  25 or fewer employees $10.50   $12.00  
Los Angeles, CA (County) Unincorporated areas of LA County, 26 or more employees $12.00   $13.25  
  Unincorporated areas of LA County, 25 or fewer employees $10.50   $12.00  
Malibu, CA 26 or more employees $12.00   $13.25  
  25 or fewer employees $10.50   $12.00  
Milpitas, CA   $12.00   $13.50  
Pasadena, CA 26 or more employees $12.00   $13.25  
  25 or fewer employees $10.50   $12.00  
San Francisco, CA Generally $14.00   $15.00  
  Government-supported employees $12.87   $13.27  
San Leandro, CA   $12.00   $13.00  
Santa Monica, CA 26 or more employees $12.00   $13.25  
  25 or fewer employees $10.50   $12.00  
IL          
Chicago, IL   $11.00 $6.10 $12.00 $6.25
Cook County, IL   $10.00 $4.95 $11.00 $5.10
ME          
Portland, ME   $10.68 $5.00 $10.90 N/A
MD          
Montgomery County, MD 51 or more employees $11.50 $4.00 $12.25 N/A
  11-50 employees, and provides certain home health services or is tax-exempt under 501(c)(3) $11.50 $4.00 $12.00 N/A
  10 or fewer employees $11.50 $4.00 $12.00 N/A
MN          
Minneapolis, MN 101 or more employees $10.00   $11.25  
  100 or fewer employees N/A   N/A  

This post was written with assistance from John W. Milani, a 2018 Summer Associate at Epstein Becker Green.

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NANCY L. GUNZENHAUSER is an Associate in the Labor and Employment practice, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green.

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