Effective January 1, 2022 the minimum wage for Seattle is as follows:
- Large employers (501 or more employees) is $17.27/Hour
- Small employers (500 or fewer employees) who do not pay at least $1.52/hour toward the employee’s medical benefits and/or where the employee does not earn at least $1.52/hour in tips is $17.27/Hour
- Small employers who do pay at least $1.52/hour toward the employee’s medical benefits and/or where the employee does earn at least $1.52/hour in tips is $ 15.75/hour.
The Office of Labor Standards will mail a revised workplace poster containing information on labor standards for 2022 to every business with a Seattle business license. Copies of the workplace poster (in English) are currently available for download at the OLS Website. Posters translated into 19 other languages are available online at the OLS Languages webpage here.
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