Rhode Island

Standard Minimum Wage
$14.00 / hour

The minimum wage is the entry-level hourly wage paid to employees by their employer.

Tipped Minimum Wage
$3.89 / hour

The tipped wage is the base wage for employees who earn tips (such as servers and bartenders). Tipped employees are guaranteed to earn the minimum wage when tips are included.

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Rhode Island’s Anti-Tip Credit Bills Ignore the Realities of the State’s Restaurants

This week, the Rhode Island House Labor Committee heard public testimony regarding various minimum wage hike proposals. Two of the bills up for consideration, H 5590 and H 5928, which…
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Policy Brief: The Impact of Increasing Rhode Island’s Tipped Minimum Wage

This Thursday, a coalition of labor organizations and Rhode Island politicians will hold a press conference promoting an initiative to raise the state’s minimum wage for tipped employees by at…

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