New Year Means New 2022 Minimum Wages

Last Updated on January 3, 2022 by EANE Web Administrator

Contributed by Mark Adams

With a new year upon us come increases in some regional minimum wages that are now in effect:

  • Maine | Increasing from $12.15 to $12.75 per hour;
  • Massachusetts | Increasing from $13.50 to $14.25 per hour;
  • New York | Increasing from $12.50 to $13.20 per hour (with Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk counties in NY rising to $15.00 per hour);
  • Rhode Island | Increasing from $11.50 to $12.25 per hour;
  • Vermont | Increasing from $11.75 to $12.55 per hour;

(Connecticut’s minimum wage will increase to $14.00 per hour effective July 1st while New Hampshire’s is not scheduled to increase at this time.)

Employers should ensure that the payroll practices and bulletin boards are properly adjusted and updated to reflect these changes. 

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