November 2022: New Jersey Minimum Wage Increase in 2023

17 Nov


Update Applicable to: 

All employers in the state of New Jersey.

What happened?
The minimum wage in New Jersey will increase at the beginning of 2023.

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What are the details? 
In 2019, Governor Phil Murphy signed a law that gradually increases the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour for most non-exempt employees. Since then, the state minimum wage has increased by $1 for more employers each year on January 1st.

Effective January 1, 2023, the following minimum wage increases will go into effect:

  • Most employers: increase from $13 to $14.13 per hour
  • Tipped employees: increase from $5.13 to $5.26 ($8.87 tip credit)
  • Seasonal and small employers (fewer than six employees): increase from $11.90 to $12.93
  • Agricultural employees: increase from $11.05 to $12.01
  • Long-term care facility staff: increase from $16 to $17.13

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What do employers need to do?
Employers should review the link above and adjust their payroll so that employees will have the correct wage by January 1, 2023.

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