As we previously reported, starting in 2016 the District of Columbia by statute gradually increased its minimum wage to $15.00 per hour, and its tipped minimum to $5.00, effective July 1, 2020. However, included in the statute were provisions for subsequent increases of both these rates based on the annual average increase in the
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Washington, D.C. Prepares to Increase Minimum Wage to $15 — and Tipped Minimum Wage to $5.00 — by July 1, 2020
By Brian W. Steinbach on
Posted in State Wage and Hour Laws
Washington, D.C. is poised to join California and New York by raising its minimum wage to $15.00 per hour.
On June 7, 2016, the D.C. Council, with support of Mayor Muriel Bowser, unanimously passed on first reading the Fair Shot Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2016 . The bill will continue to raise the District…