ARSHRM - Arkansas SHRM State Council

Promoting and Serving
the Human Resource Profession in Arkansas

SHRM -  Society for Human Resources Professionals

Arkansas Minimum Wage Increase

Categories: Legislative

An Act to Increase the Arkansas Minimum Wage passed during the November, 2014 election.  The Act amended Arkansas’ minimum wage law (Ark. Code Ann. § 11-4-210(a). The Act increased the minimum wage in Arkansas in three steps from the previous rate of $6.25 per hour.

The first increase under the Act is an increase to $7.50 per hour effective January 1, 2015.

Employers must also update the required poster.  The new poster is available at

A fact sheet from the Arkansas Department of Labor is available to download here.

Don’t hesitate to contact your ARSHRM Governmental Affairs team if you need additional information.

« Back to ARSHRM News

News Archive