Employment Law Update: The New Year will Bring New Minimum Wage Rates
Effective January 1, 2022, New Jersey’s statewide minimum wage for most employees will increase from $12.00 per hour to $13.00 per hour. The following minimum wage rates will also go into effect:
- Tipped employees: $5.13 per hour;
- Seasonal and small employers with fewer than 6 employees: $11.90 per hour;
- Agricultural employees and piece-rate wage: $11.05 per hour; and
- Long-term care facility staff: $16.00 per hour.
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