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Fourteen States to Hike Minimum Wage in 2014

On December 18, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner While much of the attention on minimum wages has focused on Congressional proposals to raise the federal minimum wage to $9.80 per hour, with the coming of the New Year company owners and human resources departments must be attentive to minimum wage increases quietly becoming effective in […]

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New Jersey Voters Approve Minimum Wage Increase

On November 6, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Michael J. Wietrzychowski By a 61 to 39 percent margin, New Jersey voters approved an amendment to the state’s Constitution that will raise the state’s minimum wage to $8.25 per hour beginning January 1, 2014.  In addition to this increase, the amendment requires annual cost of living increases to the […]

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NJ Legislature Takes Next Step Toward a Radical Minimum Wage Constitutional Amendment

On January 2, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By James R. Costello, II On December 17, 2012, the New Jersey General Assembly passed by a vote of 46-29-1 Assembly Bill ACR-168, a version of Senate Bill SCR-1 that passed on November 19, 2012, seeking to amend the state’s constitution to require an immediate increase of the minimum wage to […]

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Ten States Increasing Minimum Wage in 2013

On December 27, 2012 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner Multi-state employers must be attentive to increases in state minimum wages that tend to occur annually, as some states have laws that require annual increases based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and inflation.  All but one of the minimum wage increases that will take effect on […]

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