Minimum Wage Rises in Maryland

The statewide minimum wage in Maryland rose to $8.75 per hour on July 1, 2016.  The minimum wage in Montgomery County rose to $10.75/hour.  The minimum wage in Prince George's County will also rise to $10.75/hour on October 1, 2016.

However the minimum wage under Maryland law does not apply to some workers. See https://www.dllr.state.md.us/labor/wages/wagehrfacts.shtml for a lsit of the exceptions. Please note that the federal minimum wage, set by the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) may apply to some of those exempted by the Maryland statute. FLSA sets the national minimum wage at $7.25 per hour.

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