Minimum Wage – Quick Tip

2019 is upon us and every new year brings change. Those who run or own a business, big or small, will need to adjust accordingly. Among this year’s adjustments, is the Massachusetts minimum wage rate.

Effective 1/1/2019, the rate will increase to $12 per hour up from $11. The pay rate for service (tipped) employees will increase to $4.35 per hour with adjustments to the hourly rate as needed to reach the $12 per hour minimum.

See the following link for more info:

https://www.mass.gov/news/ag-healey-advises-public-about-2019-minimum-wage-increase

Wage Increase Alert- Quick Tip

Happy New Year! And with the new year’s arrival comes a quick tip – Massachusetts’ minimum wage has increased to $11.00 per hour as of 1/1/2017. With the holidays officially over and most businesses now running fully staffed and back into the swing of things, remember to adjust your employees’ wages accordingly.

See the link below for more information including wage rates for service and agricultural industries.

http://www.mass.gov/lwd/docs/dol/public-message-explaining-mw-increases-effective-1-1-17.pdf