Share of low-wage minimum-wage-eligible workers experiencing minimum wage violations, by state
|State||Share of low-wage minimum-wage-eligible workers experiencing minimum wage violations|
|New York ($8.75)||19.4%|
|North Carolina ($7.25)||12.3%|
*Workers in Georgia covered by the FLSA are subject to the federal minimum wage of $7.25. Workers exempt from the FLSA but covered under Georgia's state minimum wage law have a minimum wage of $5.15.
Note: The 2015 minimum wage for each state is shown in parentheses. “Low-wage minimum-wage-eligible workers” includes all minimum-wage-eligible workers in the bottom quintile of wage earners in each state.
Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group data, 2013–2015