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Minimum Wage Laws

The current minimum wage rate in Ohio is $8.10 per hour. This rate became effective on January 1, 2015. In the year 2014, the minimum wage rate in Ohio was $7.95. In 2013, it was $7.85. In 2012, it was $7.70. In 2011, it was $7.40.

The current federal minimum wage rate is $7.25. This rate became effective on July 24, 2009.

Employees who receive tips can be paid 50% of the minimum wage (currently $4.05 per hour in Ohio) as long as the employees' tips make up the difference.

If you believe you are owed unpaid minimum wages, contact us right away. The time period for which you can seek a payment for your unpaid minimum wages will depend on when you file a claim with a court.