Workplace gender gap addressed in 2018

New state laws that increase the minimum wage and reduce the pay disparity between male and female employees are coming to the workplace next year.

Among the new requirements for 2018: Companies with 26 or more employees must start paying workers $11 per hour. Smaller employers must raise the hourly rate to $10.50 per hour. The state minimum wage is scheduled to increase every year on Jan. 1 until it reaches $15 in 2022.

The hike in the minimum wage is one of several changes that emplo...

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