Arizona has a new minimum wage of $6.90 per hour, effective Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2008, as a result of the passage of Proposition 202 by state voters on Nov. 7, 2006. The new Arizona minimum wage is included in a mandatory Arizona labor law poster issued by the Industrial Commission of Arizona. The Arizona minimum wage rate in effect from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2007 was $6.75
As of today 10 states have already announced that they will have major changes in their state labor law poster requirements effective Jan. 1, 2008. New Mexico has a new minimum wage as of Jan. 1, 2008, and the minimum wage will be adjusted for inflation every January 1 in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon and Vermont. Washington is also changing, although its minimum wage poster is recommended
On July 24th the federal minimum wage increased for the first time in 10 years! Not only is it mandatory for employers to conspicuously display up-to-date labor law posters, it also helps protect them from disgruntled employees or frivolous employee lawsuits. All employers with even 1 employee covered by the minimum wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act are now required to post the new federal minimum wage poster.