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NJ: Minimum wage increases

January 1, 2026 All day

NJ Statute 34:11-56a4NJ Dept. of Labor and Workforce Dev.: Wage and Hour Law FAQ

Except for agricultural employees that qualify for minimum wage, the minimum wage for employees with six (6) or more employees is $15.00. The minimum wage for employers with five (5) or fewer employees increases to $15.00.

The minimum wage for agricultural employees increases to $14.20.

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