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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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New York State Minimum Wage to Increase Beginning in 2014

On April 22, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner Through an unusual agreement, the New York State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo decided to hike New York State’s minimum wage in three steps from the current $7.25 per hour to an hourly rate of $9.00 in 2016. The minimum wage schedule looks like this: 2013 $7.25 […]

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As Expected, Governor Christie Vetoes The New Jersey’s The Minimum Wage Increase.

On January 30, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By James R. Costello, II On Monday, January 28, 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie conditionally vetoed Bill S3/A2162, which would have raised the New Jersey minimum wage to $8.50 per hour and tied future increases automatically to the Consumer Price Index. A conditional veto is a veto in which […]

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