Federal Minimum Wage Increase
The "Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007"
was passed on May 25, 2007.
The Act provides for a three-step increase in the federal minimum
wage, beginning with an initial increase from the $5.15 per
hour to $5.85 per hour effective July 24, 2007. The federal minimum
wage will then increase from $5.85 to $6.55 on July 24, 2008
and $7.25 per hour on
July 24, 2009.
A new Federal Minimum Wage poster was released on July 3, 2007
by the US Department of Labor. This new posting,
which includes the federal minimum wage rates for 2007, 2008, and
2009, is displayed on all of our products containing federal
notices. If your labor law
posters do not display the current minimum wage rate, you can
order combined, all-in-one format labor posters
or two-poster kits here. (If you would like to replace only your
federal labor law poster, it can be ordered
State Minimum Wage Increases
The following states have had increases
in their minimum wage rates during 2007 and 2008. Please note that
the dates below only reflect the date that the state minimum
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