Delaware’s hourly wage increase is effective July 24, 2009, and the new hourly wage $7.25/hour. Additionally, the federal minimum wage is set to increase to $7.25 on July 24, 2009. 22 other states will also increase the minimum wage for employers subject to state wage and hour laws. The majority of these increases take effect on July 24, 2009, but three states (KY, IL, NV) raised their minimum wage effective July 1, 2009.
Employers– make sure that starting July 24, 2009, you properly display a copy of Delaware’s most current minimum-wage poster in a conspicuous location in your workplace.