Ohio's minimum wage is increasing on Jan. 1

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Ohio's minimum wage is increasing by 30 cents for non-tipped employees beginning Jan. 1.

Minimum wage is currently $7.40 per hour for non-tipped employees and will increase to $7.70 per hour. Tipped employees will earn $3.85 per hour, plus tips, which is up from $3.70 per hour.

The increased minimum wage will apply to employers who gross more than $283,000 per year. Currently, Ohio's minimum wage applies to employers who gross more than $271,000 per year. The minimum wage is $7.25 per hour for workers who are 14 and 15 years old and for employers grossing less than $283,000 per year.

If you would like more information on Ohio's 2012 minimum wage, you can go to http://www.com.ohio.gov/laws/docs/dico_MinimumWagePoster2012.pdf.

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