MN Minimum Wage Increase

The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry released a statement earlier this month outlining the upcoming minimum wage rate increase effective January 1, 2018.

The 2018 minimum wage change is as follows:

  • Large Employer (a business with annual gross revenues of $500,000 or more):  $9.65/hour
  • Small Employer (a business with annual gross revenues of less than $500,000):  $7.87/hour
  • Training Wage (May be paid to employees aged 18 to 19 the first 90 consecutive days of employment):  $7.87/hour
  • Youth Wage (May be paid to employees aged 17 or younger):  $7.87/hour

The Department of Labor and Industry also publishes a monthly online bulletin to inform Minnesota employers about their obligations under state labor laws.  Visit:  http://www.dli.mn.gov/LS/Bulletin.asp to sign up for these monthly updates.

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