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16 Nov

November 2021: Montana Minimum Wage Increasing in 2022

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Update Applicable to:

All employers in Montana.

What happened?

Minimum wage in the state of Montana will be increasing by 5.25% on January 1, 2022.

What are the details?

Effective January 1, 2022, minimum wage will be increasing from $8.75/hour to $9.20/hour per Montana’s statute, §39-3-409, which requires the minimum wage be adjusted annually based on changes in inflation as measured by the Consumer Price index all Urban Consumers (CPI-U).

For more information, please see the links below:

Montana §39-3-409

2022 Minimum Wage Calculation

Consumer Price Index

2022 Montana Wage and Hour Poster

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What do employers need to do?

Employers should review the links above, prepare to update their payroll processing system, and post the new Wage and Hour poster in a conspicuous area.