HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2580

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2014

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO LABOR.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 387-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"387-2 Minimum wages. (a) Except as provided in section 387‑9 and this section, every employer shall pay to each employee employed by the employer, wages at the rate of not less than:

(1) $6.25 per hour beginning January 1, 2003;

(2) $6.75 per hour beginning January 1, 2006; [and]

(3) $7.25 per hour beginning January 1, 2007[.];

(4) $8.00 per hour beginning January 1, 2015;

(5) $8.75 per hour beginning January 1, 2016; and

(6) $9.50 per hour beginning January 1, 2017.

[The hourly wage of a tipped employee may be deemed to be increased on account of tips if the employee is paid not less than 25 cents below the applicable minimum wage by the employee's employer and the combined amount the employee receives from the employee's employer and in tips is at least 50 cents more than the applicable minimum wage.]

(b) On September 30, 2017, and on September 30 of each year thereafter, the department of labor and industrial relations shall calculate an adjusted minimum wage rate. The adjusted minimum wage rate shall be calculated to the nearest cent using the Honolulu region consumer price index for urban wage earners and clerical workers, CPI-W, or a successor index, for the twelve months prior to September 1 of each year as calculated by the United States Department of Labor. Each adjusted minimum wage rate calculated under this subsection shall take effect on the following January 1."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Minimum Wage; Employment

 

Description:

Annually increases minimum wage 1/1/15 - 1/1/17. On 9/30/17 and thereafter requires DLIR to adjust the minimum hourly wage in accordance with the Honolulu region consumer price index. Deletes tip credit.

 

 

 

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