Effective January 1, 2014, Rhode Island’s minimum wage rate increases to $8.00 per hour. Rhode Island is one of 21 states that have the minimum wage higher than the federal minimum wage base of $7.25 per hour.
How will the minimum wage increase affect Rhode Island employers? Will they be more determined than ever to find skilled, reliable, long-term employees to help them grow their businesses?
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If you have questions about the minimum wage or other labor laws in Rhode Island, the Department of Labor suggests the RI Department of Labor and Training.