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The Montgomery County Council has passed a bill that could increase the minimum wage in the County over the next few years and ultimately raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour for all businesses by 2022.
Increase to $15/hour by 2020 is the first major employment law initiative to pass; paid family leave and fair scheduling bills are on the horizon for employers.
The Virginia General Assembly’s 2015 Session convened on January 14, 2015 and will run through February 28, 2015. During this session the House and Senate have been considering a number of bills that, if enacted, could have important implications for Virginia employers.
Montgomery County, Maryland is among a growing number of local jurisdictions across the country seeking to fill perceived gaps in protections for employees where federal or state legislators are gridlocked and unable to do so.
As the New Year begins, employers in Maryland and Washington, D.C. need to make sure that hourly employees are being paid at least the correct minimum wages. In Maryland, that will mean $8.00 an hour beginning New Year’s Day. In the District of Columbia, the minimum wage will be $10.50 an hour, effective July 1, 2015. These increases affect not just regular hourly pay but also any overtime pay.