The minimum wage in Massachusetts will increase from $13.50 to $14.25 an hour, effective January 1, 2022.
In addition, the minimum wage for tipped employees who make more than $20/month in tips will increase from $5.55/hour to $6.15/hour. Employers may pay tipped employee this hourly wage rate only if the employee receives at least $14.25/hour when actual tips and wages are combined.
About Amanda Marie Baer
Amanda Marie Baer is a Partner in the firm's Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Group. Amanda focuses her practice on representing employers in federal and state courts and before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. Amanda defends employers against claims concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, interference, and accommodations. Amanda also has experience in conducting workplace investigations into allegations of discrimination or harassment, and litigating to enforce (or defend claims regarding) employment, noncompetition/nonsolicitation, and severance agreements. Amanda's litigation experience makes her a valuable resource for employers seeking counsel on a myriad of day-to-day human resources issues and/or employment actions.
This entry was posted in Minimum Wage
and tagged Massachusetts
, Minimum Wage
. Bookmark the permalink