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Federal Minimum Wage goes to $6.55 per hour today

Posted by Bernard Dietz | Jul 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

If you have employees that earn the minimum wage, their hourly wage went up today to $6.55 per hour.  Previously, the minimum wage under federal law was $5.85 per hour.  Effective today, July 24, 2008, it has been raised to $6.55 per hour and you should adjust your payroll accordingly.  It is also worth noting that the minimum wage will rise to $7.25 per hour next year.

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Bernard Dietz

Bernie Dietz is a Virginia lawyer and Virginia business attorney with more than 15 years of experience as both an attorney and a business executive, which gives him a unique view into the special needs of small to medium sized businesses. He has worked in business development, sales, and marketin...


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