TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- The minimum wage in Ohio will increase by 15 cents to $7.85 an hour starting Jan. 1.
The Ohio Department of Commerce announced the hike Friday and says for employees who receive tips, the new minimum will increase to $3.85.
According to The (Toledo) Blade (bit.ly/VXyCjl), the new minimum wage rates will apply to employees of businesses with annual gross receipts of more than $288,000.
The 2012 rates apply to business with gross receipts of $283,000 annually.
Information from: The Blade, http://www.toledoblade.com/