State                  Current     Jan 1st    Increase

 Alaska                  $8.75         $9.75       $1.00

 Arkansas             $7.50         $8.00      $0.50

 California            $9.00       $10.00    $1.00

 Connecticut       $9.15         $9.60       $0.45

 Hawaii                  $7.75        $8.50       $0.75

 Maryland            $8.00         $8.75       $0.75

 Massachusetts $9.00         $10.00     $1.00

 Michigan             $8.15          $8.50       $0.35

 Nebraska            $8.00         $9.00       $1.00

 New York            $8.75         $9.00       $0.25

 Rhode Island     $9.00        $9.60        $0.60

 Vermont              $9.15         $9.60       $0.45

 West Virginia    $8.00        $8.75        $0.75

Select cities have plans to push their minimum wage even higher over time. In Seattle, the minimum wage will rise to between $10.50 and $13, depending on the size of the company, as the city moves toward a $15 minimum wage expected to be fully implemented in 2021.

In New York, fast food workers and government employees will see their minimum wage jump to $10.50 in New York city and $9.75 in the rest of the state.

Come July 1, the cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco will increase their minimum wages to $10.50 and $13 an hour as they seek to eventually raise the floor on wages to $15 an hour.

We hope this information is valuable to you. If you have any questions regarding this alert, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or email for assistance.