Minimum Wage – Connecticut

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From the Connecticut Department of Labor:
On January 1, 2015, the minimum wage in Connecticut was increased to $9.15 per hour.
As of January 1, 2016, the minimum wage in Connecticut went up to $9.60, and on January 1, 2017, $10.10.

The minimum wage will rise from $10.10 to $11 on October 1, 2019. It will then increase by $1 every year until it reaches $15 on June 1, 2023. Future increases will be tied to the federal employment cost index.

Minors (under age 18) may be employed at greater of $10.10 or 85% of Connecticut’s minimum wage for the first 90 days of employment

In Connecticut, minimum wage and other labor standards and practices are enforced by the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Wage and Workplace Standards Division.  For more details on the law: https://www.cga.ct.gov/2019/SUM/pdf/2019SUM00004-R02HB-05004-SUM.pdf

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SOURCE:  Connecticut Department of Labor 
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CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: September2019