New Year’s Brings Raise in Minimum Wage
December 31, 2022/
Workers in both Delaware and Maryland will see an increase in pay beginning with the new year. Effective January 1, 2023 Delaware’s minimum hourly wage rate will increase from $10.50 to $11.75 an hour. The minimum hourly wage will increase incrementally on January 1st over the next two years to reach $15 an hour in 2025. Senate Bill 15 was passed in 2021 during the 151st General Assembly.
Maryland’s minimum wage will increase on January 1st from $12.50 an hour to $13.25 and will reach $14 on January 1st of 2024. House Bill 166 was passed in the the 2019 Maryland General Assembly Session (scroll to page 17 for the breakdown of increase rate)