Dating someone who makes minimum wage
Under the FLSA, non-exempt employees must be paid the minimum wage or higher.
The following information includes current state and federal minimum wage rates, exceptions, and scheduled increases.
Additionally, beginning January 1, 2018, tipped employees performing work on or in connection with covered contracts generally must be paid a minimum cash wage of .25 per hour.
Some companies have decided to set a minimum wage for their employees that is at a higher level than the federal and state rates.
For example, Amazon's minimum wage for all employees, including full-time, temporary, part-time, and seasonal workers is per hour effective November 1, 2018. Target's minimum wage will be increasing to (June 2019) an hour by 2020. Walmart's minimum wage is currently per hour.
The data is based on information provided by the Economic Policy Institute, the National Conference of State Legislatures, and the Labor Law Center.
Some states as noted adjust their rate annually based on the cost of living.