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The minimum wage rates in Minnesota will go up on August 1, 2016, according to the following schedule:
- Large employersmust pay at least $9.50 an hour (annual gross volume of sales made or business done of $500,000 or more);
- Small employersmust pay at least $7.75 an hour (annual gross volume of sales made or business done of less than $500,000);
- Thetraining wage rate is $7.75 an hour (90-day training rate paid to employees who are younger than 20 years of age); and
- Theyouth wage rate is $7.75 an hour (may be paid to employees younger than 18 years of age).
Note: In cases where an employee is subject to both the state and federal m
inimum wage laws, the employee is entitled to the higher of the two minimum