Michigan’s minimum wage increases Sept. 1

pay stubHere in Michigan, the State minimum wage will be increasing to $8.15 on September 1st.  For more information about the specific details and dates for the next several years of increasing wages for hourly and tipped employees, click here.  Depending on your payroll period, you may have to adjust wage rates during the period around Sept. 1.  For instance, if your pay period runs August 25th –September 7th and employees are paid minimum wage, they will have to report two different pay rates for that pay period:  $7.40 from August 25th-August 31, and $8.15 from Sept. 1st – 7th.

If you have any questions about proper administration of the new minimum wage on Sept. 1, please contact your ShindelRock professional.