Category Archives: minimum wage

New York’s Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers Will Increase to $7.50.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that all employees who work for tips will soon see a raise of their minimum wage to $7.50 per hour. Currently there is a huge discrepancy in wages for workers in this category, with wages ranging from $4.90 – $5.65 per hour. This new wage will consolidate three categories […]

Obama Signs Minimum Wage Order on U.S. Contract Workers

President Barack Obama has signed an executive order raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for U.S. government contract workers in the future. The order applies to U.S. contractors such as National Park Service concessions workers and military food-service employees, according to a White House fact sheet. The 39% increase from $7.25/hour will take […]