Local Minimum Wage Increases

Local Minimum Wage Increases

| Jul 1, 2018 | Federal Wage and Hour Violations |

As of July 1, 2018, the minimum wage for the state of Maryland, District of Columbia, and Mongtomery County, Maryland all increased.  The following increases immediately take effect as of Sunday:

  • The state of Maryland minimum wage is now $10.10 per hour;
  • In Montgomery County, Maryland, the minimum wage is now the highest in the state at $12.00 per hour for businesses with less than 50 employees, and $12.25 per hour for businesses with more than 50 employees;
  • The District of Columbia minimum wage is now $13.25 per hour.

The minimum wage in Prince George’s County, Maryland remains $11.50 per hour.  For more information on Maryland minimum wage, you can visit: https://www.dllr.state.md.us/labor/wages/wagehrfacts.shtmThatcher Law Firm regularly represents both employees and businesses in wage and hour disputes, including minimum wage, overtime, and wage theft issues.  Please feel free to contact us for assistance.