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Minimum Wage in Tacoma

Beginning January 1, 2020, the State minimum wage bypassed the City’s minimum wage. Please visit State of Washington Labor & Industries to find the current minimum wage for all employers.  


You may direct questions about the State’s minimum wage to Washington State Department of Labor & Industries at 1-866-219-7321 or ESGeneral@Lni.wa.gov.


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Any emerging news on City of Tacoma Employment Standards will be shared via our e-newsletter. Subscribe to Employment Standards email updates here. Our office is your resource for all questions or concerns related to Tacoma’s Employment Standards. We continue to provide assistance through our websiteby email and by phone at (253) 591-5306. 

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