Ohio’s hourly minimum wage will rise to $10.10 from $9.30, and the minimum wage for tipped employees will rise to $5.50 from $4.65 effective Jan. 1, 2023, the state commerce department announced Sept. 30.
New York’s hourly minimum wage for areas outside of Westchester County, Long Island, and New York City will rise to $14.20 from $13.20 effective Dec. 31, according to the state’s minimum wage webpage on Sept. 30.
Washington’s hourly minimum wage will rise to $15.74 from $14.49 effective Jan. 1, 2023, the state labor and industries department announced Sept. 30.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced Sept. 29 the signing of S.B. 1477, which reduces the maximum amount of wages subject to garnishment for employees against whom a judgment levy has been issued.
California employers must continue to provide up to 40 hours of paid Covid-19 leave under A.B. 152, a bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) Sept. 29, extending the state’s current paid leave requirement through Dec. 31, 2022.