Washington’s Minimum Wage Will Hit $16.28 Per Hour In 2024
The state minimum wage applies to workers age 16 and older. Under state law, employers can pay 85 percent of the minimum wage to workers ages 14-15. For 2024, the wage for that younger group will be $13.84 per hour. Exempt computer programmers and other computer professionals will earn $56.98 per hour in 2024. Learn more on the L&I website.
What If My Wages Do Not Increase As Required By Law?
If you have not been paid the wages to which you’re entitled or have a wage and hour violation, hiring an experienced Seattle employment law attorney can be critical to receiving what you’re owed. They can help you determine if you have a case and what your options are. If needed, they can help you bring the case to court or help you negotiate a deal with your employer without ever stepping into a courtroom.
If you feel that you are owed overtime or unpaid wages, or have questions regarding wage claims, call us for a free review. Emery | Reddy, PLLC has decades of experience in employment law and an unmatched record of helping Washington workers get the justice they deserve in wage and overtime violations. Call our experienced legal team today to learn more about your rights.