Most minimum wage earners in New Jersey received a raise of $1 per hour as of January 1, 2022. The new minimum hourly wage is $13.00, part of a scaled increase that will see it rise to $15.00 by 2024. Small businesses as well as seasonal and agricultural employers are obligated to raise their minimum wages on an extended timeline. More details are available here.
State lawmakers in Delaware are also on track to achieve a minimum $15.00 hourly wage for most workers by 2025. As of January 1, 2022, the minimum wage in Delaware rose from $9.25 to $10.50 per hour.
In Pennsylvania, state employees earn a minimum wage of $12.00 per hour. Philadelphia municipal employees earn a minimum hourly wage of $14.25, which will increase to $15.00 in July 2022. Elsewhere in Pennsylvania, the minimum wage remains at the current Federal rate of $7.25 per hour.
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