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What are the 2024 updates for minimum wage? Ask the HR pro

By Chuck McDonald and Kesha Wilson, Ogletree Deakins

January 24, 2024

Q: What are the 2024 updates for minimum wage?

A: More than 20 states and several major localities announced increases to their minimum wage rates for 2024. Click here to view a table that lists states and major locality minimum wage increases for 2024. The current federal minimum wage for non-tipped employees remained unchanged at $7.25. Organizations of all sizes should ensure their pay practices and policies are compliant with applicable laws and regulations.

— Chuck McDonald, Ogletree Deakins, co-chair Wage and Hour Practice Group, and Kesha Wilson, Ogletree Deakins, Of Counsel.

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