New Jersey’s minimum wage has increased by $1.13.

Effective January 1st, the statewide minimum wage increased to $14.13 for most employees.

This comes as part of legislation signed by Governor Murphy in 2019 that will gradually increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2024.

“This increase will ensure that hundreds of thousands of hardworking people across our state are paid a wage that allows them to provide for their families and live with greater dignity.”, said Governor Murphy

Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development said, “Every extra dollar in the paychecks of our lowest wage workers is helpful.”

For more information on New Jersey’s Minimum Wage, click here.