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The minimum wage rate in 2014 ranged from no state-minimum-wage rate to $9.32 per hour in Washington state, as reported by CNN Money. In states with wages below the federal rate, set at $7.25 per hour in 2014, the federa... More »

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The federal minimum wage in the United States is $7.25 per hour. This rate went into effect in July 2009 and remains the minimum wage as of 2015, though some cities and states have higher minimum wages. More »

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A list of states and their corresponding hourly minimum wage rates, which became effective on February 24, 2015, is available on the United States Department of Labor (DOL) and the National Conference of State Legislatur... More »

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The state which offers the highest minimum wage is Washington state at $9.47 an hour, as of 2015. The District of Columbia holds the highest minimum wage in the country at $10.50 an hour. More »

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Washington state rights for employees include the right to minimum wage, overtime pay, meal and rest breaks, and family and medical leave time, according to WashingtonLawHelp.org. Not all employees receive all rights. Fo... More »

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As of August 2015, Wisconsin employers are required by federal law to pay a minimum wage of $7.25 per hour and overtime at 1 1/2 times the employee's hourly wage, says Lawyers.com. Wisconsin employees have the right to s... More »

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As of 2014, the New Jersey minimum wage is $8.25 per hour, $1 above the federal minimum, according to NJ.com. Voters approved a ballot initiative in November 2013 that changed the state's constitution to raise the state'... More »

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