Effective January 1, 2022, Washington’s Minimum Wage increased to $14.49 per hour. Employees impacted by this increase are those at PS Group (Range) 30, Level (Step) A. An employee who is currently being paid at Range 30, Step A should be identified and moved to Range 30, Step B before Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022 at 8 p.m.
Employees who have a January 1, 2022, periodic increment date (PID) AND are currently at step A should be moved to step B and then their PID action should be processed.
Please note: Beginning January 1, 2022, Range 30, Step B will be considered the new minimum of the salary range.