July 11, 2009

Federal law increases the minimum wage to $7.25 this month. As has been the case with previous increases, the University will programmatically update individual job records for hourly paid employees to reflect this change so departments do not have to process PAFs. This change will be effective July 12, 2009 (the beginning of the pay period.)

HRS CAPS will update any hourly paid employees who are on the monthly pay cycle (i.e., HRL appointments) and future dated rows, since neither of those records are part of the automated process. CAPS will communicate those changes with appropriate departments.

This third increase in Minimum Wage was planned when the Fair Labor Standards Act was amended in 2007, therefore it was included on your Employment Law Poster. No manual update of the poster is needed. Please check with your HRS representative, if you have any question about this issue.