October 18, 2011
Arizona Minimum Wage to Increase to $7.65 Effective January 1, 2012
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Arizona Minimum Wage to Increase to $7.65 Effective January 1, 2012The Labor Department of the Arizona Industrial Commission announced recently that pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes §23-363, the minimum wage for the state of Arizona will increase to $7.65 per hour effective January 1, 2012. The law requires an adjustment to the minimum wage be calculated each year.

Adjustment Is Tied to Changes in CPI-U

The adjustment is tied to the US Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, US City Average (CPI-U) for the 12 months ending in August. The 3.8% increase in the CPI-U will result in an increase of $0.30 for 2012. Increases are rounded to the nearest five cents.

Find Out the Minimum Wage for All States by Visiting the Vision Payroll Minimum Wage Chart Page

Contact Vision Payroll if you have any questions on the Arizona minimum wage increase or visit our Minimum Wage Chart.


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