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ACT SUMMARY 2007-2008

SUMMARY OF THE 2007 ACTS AND RESOLVES

ACT NO. 78

(S.27)

Minimum tip wage

This act provides that starting on January 1, 2008, the minimum tip wage in the hotel, motel, tourist place, and restaurant industry shall be increased annually at the same rate as the minimum wage (“five percent or the percentage increase of the Consumer Price Index, CPI-U, U.S. city average, not seasonally adjusted or successor index, as calculated by the U.S. Department of Labor or successor agency for the 12 months preceding the previous September 1, whichever is smaller”). The act also raises the monthly tip threshold for an employee to be subject to the minimum tip wage from $30.00 to $120.00.

Effective Date: July 1, 2007



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


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