Arkansas Increases Minimum Wage for 2016

Effective January 1, 2016, the minimum wage for Arkansas will be $8.00 per hour with an allowance for gratuities not to exceed $5.37 per hour. The Arkansas Department of Labor last updated the minimum wage notice on February 26, 2015 with staggering rates for the 2015, 2016, and 2017 calendar year. Accordingly, there is no anticipation that a new notice will be released.

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