Ohio Employment Law Updates

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October 2016

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September 2016

September 29 – Ohio’s Department of Commerce announced the minimum wage increase for 2017

On September 29, 2016, Ohio’s Department of Commerce announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase to $8.15 beginning January 1, 2017. The minimum wage for tipped employees will increase to $4.08. Ohio’s minimum wage law requires that the Department of Commerce adjust the minimum wage each year equivalent to the percentage increase in the consumer price index for the prior year. The change must be announced by September 30 of each year.

The new minimum wage will take effect on January 1, 2017.

For more information, read Ohio Department of Commerce Minimum Wage Notice 2017 and 2017 Minimum Wage Poster.

August 2016

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July 2016

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June 2016

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May 2016

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April 2016

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March 2016

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February 2016

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January 2016

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