Seattle 2020 Minimum Wage Announced

The Seattle Office of Labor Standards just announced an increase to Seattle minimum wage, effective January 1, 2020.  The 2020 minimum wage rates for employees working within the city of Seattle are as follows:

  • Large employers (501+ employees) – $16.39/hour
  • Small employers (500 or fewer employees, who do not pay at least $2.25/hour toward the employee’s medical benefits and/or where the employee does not earn at least $2.25/hour in tips) –  $15.75/hour.
  • Small employers (500 or fewer employees, who do pay at least $2.25/hour toward the employee’s medical benefits and/or where the employee does earn at least $2.25/hour in tips) – $13.50/hour.

OLS will issue a new poster reflecting this information in December 2019.

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