Washington State Minimum Wage Rate 2017, 2018
Washington Minimum Wage 2021
Washington Minimum Wage Laws
What is the Washington Minimum Wage?
The Washington Minimum Wage is the lowest hourly wage that an employee working in Washington can legally be paid. Both Washington and the federal government have set a legal minimum wage - Washington's is $12.00 per hour, while the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. Federal law states that the applicable minimum wage is whichever minimum wage is higher.
Washington Labor Laws
Washington Minimum Wage Exemptions
How much do Washington Minimum Wage employees earn?
Washington Overtime Wage Law
Washington Department of Labor Information
If your employer is paying you less then the Washington minimum wage, if you believe you are owed back wages for unpaid overtime, or your employer is otherwise violating Washington or Federal labor law, the Washington Department of Labor is there to help you.
Call your local office of the Washington Department of Labor, and and they will advocate on your behalf to ensure your employer becomes compliant and you receive any necessary backwages or compensation. Be sure to have recent paystubs, timesheets, employment contracts, and other important documents on hand when you call.
Washington Labor Law Posters
This professional Washington labor law poster includes all of the posters needed to satisfy both Washington and Federal minimum wage and labor law regulations.
This poster has been updated for 2018, including the recent FMLA poster update. Professionally printed and laminated.