The State of Ohio is set to increase the minimum wage effective January 1, 2022.
The minimum wage will raise to $9.30 per hour for non-tipped employees and $4.65 per hour for tipped employees of businesses with a gross annual receipt of more than $342,000 per year.
For individuals working for businesses with a gross annual receipt of less than $342,000, the minimum wage will remain at the federal minimum wage rate of $7.25.
This decision will increase Ohio’s current minimum wage rates, which are set at $8.80 per hour for non-tipped employees and $4.40 per hour for tipped employees.
To read the Ohio Department of Commerce’s New Release, click here.
Authors: Matthew John Markling and the McGown & Markling Team.
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