Nevada and Illinois Minimum Wage Raised

Minimum wage is raised in both Illinois and Nevada effective July 1, 2010 . In Illinois, minimum wage is raised from $8.00 per hour to $8.25 per hour.

Likewise, Nevada’s minimum wage is raised to $8.25 per hour. However, the state of Nevada follows a two-tiered minimum wage system. Under this system, the minimum wage for employees who qualify for health benefits is raised to $7.25 per hour.

Also, keep in mind Nevada requires daily overtime to be paid to employees who work over 8 hours a day, if an employer pays its employees less than 1.5 times the Nevada minimum wage.