Not only do employers have to worry about increases in paid sick leave obligations, states and cities around the country are passing their own minimum wage laws requiring minimum wages above the federal level of $7.25.
To get a complete listing of city/state minimum wage requirements click here.
For example, Seattle has been increasing its minimum wage every year since 2015. The ordinance provides that employers who violate it are subject to fines of up to 3x wages due plus interest and up to $5,000 for retaliation plus wages due and equitable relief.
Employers need to ensure they are following the appropriate ordinances to stay out of hot water.
To make this easier for you, ClearPath has compiled in one place all the minimum wages released as of January 1, 2018. For your copy of this, click here.