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Ohio to raise minimum wage by 10 cents starting Jan. 1

People collecting unemployment payments will receive an extra $300-dollars weekly through...
People collecting unemployment payments will receive an extra $300-dollars weekly through mid-March due to the recently signed COVID-19 relief bill.(WBRC)
Updated: Dec. 31, 2020 at 5:40 AM EST
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OHIO (WOIO) - Ohio minimum wage for non-tipped employees is rising from $8.70 to $8.80 an hour starting Jan. 1.

Base pay for tipped employees is rising from $4.35 to $4.40 an hour.

Employees will bring home $325 for a 40-hour work week with pay at $8.80 an hour.

In 2006, Ohioans passed a constitutional amendment that raises the minimum wage each year to account for inflation.

If a business made less than $323,000 in 2020, minimum wage remains at $7.25, which is the federal minimum wage.

Employers can also pay employees under the age of 16 at a rate of $7.25.

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