UPDATED: February 6, 2019

HOMEPAGE

How do I use the Wage Information map?

The Wage Information map provides state – as well as applicable county and city – minimum wage rates.
  • Hover over the state to see the minimum wage rate
  • Click a state to see its minimum wage rate, as well as any county and city rate
Below the map, the color slider corresponds to state wage rates, representing lower (light blue) to higher rates (dark blue)

How do I quickly find the minimum wage for a specific jurisdiction?

Using the Wage Information map, you can click on states where you have locations and you will see a display of all cities and counties within the state that have a minimum wage. You will see the city/county name, the current minimum wage, effective date, and expiration date where applicable.

How do I view upcoming wage changes?

There are two ways to view upcoming changes.
  1. On the Minimum Wage homepage, the Wage Notifications box (to the right of the map) displays the number of locations with a rate change in the next 30, 60 or 90 days. Click the Wage Notifications box to go to the Notifications tab.
  2. Or, click Notifications in the top-right menu.
The Notifications tab features:
  • Date of change
  • Affected locations
  • Citation of the law, regulation or ordinance
  • New wage rate
  • Existing wage rate
  • New tipped wage rate (if applicable)
  • Existing tipped wage rate (if applicable)

How do I set up email notifications?

You can set up email notifications in two ways:

  • Homepage: The first time you log in, complete the fields in the “Wage notifications via email” window at the top of the screen; or
  • User Preferences: Click your user name, select User Preferences and complete the form

How do I edit email notifications preferences?

To edit your email notification preferences, click your username, select User Preferences and change your settings.

How do I disable or enable email notifications?

Slide the toggle switch to “Yes” to disable, or “No” to enable email notifications.

LOCATIONS TAB

How do I view my location list?

To view your location list, click Locations in the top-right menu.

How do I view the associated wages for my locations?

The Minimum Wage column on the Locations tab lists the wage rates associated with your locations. If you have tipped employees, you will also see a Tipped Minimum Wage column.

What does the Verified column mean?

The Verified column indicates whether a location’s address is verified within our system. A green check notes the address is verified; a red X notes the address in unverified.

What if a location address isn’t verified?

Contact your GovDocs representative to help you verify the location address.

How do I download my location list and accompanying information?

To export or download your locations list, click the CSV icon at the top of the screen and open the file.

How do I search my location list?

Enter the keyword(s) into the Search box located in the top-right section of the screen.

How do I view detailed wage information for a specific location?

To see more information on a specific minimum wage, click the rate in the Minimum Wage or Tipped Minimum Wage column, which will take you to a detailed wage page for that jurisdiction.

How do I add, edit or delete a location?

At this time, users cannot add, edit or delete a location in GovDocs Minimum Wage. Instead, contact your GovDocs representative for assistance.

NOTIFICATIONS TAB

How do I view upcoming wage changes?

There are two ways to view upcoming changes.
  1. On the Minimum Wage homepage, the Wage Notifications box (to the right of the map) displays the number of locations with a rate change in the next 30, 60 or 90 days. Click the Wage Notifications box to go to the Notifications tab.
  2. Or, click Notifications in the top-right menu.
The Notifications tab features:
  • Date of change
  • Affected locations
  • Citation of the law, regulation or ordinance
  • New wage rate
  • Existing wage rate
  • New tipped wage rate (if applicable)
  • Existing tipped wage rate (if applicable)

How do I reset the notification date range?

The default date range on the Notifications tab is 90 days. To change it, click Select a Date Range and choose the desired range.

How do I search the Notifications tab?

Enter the keyword(s) into the Search box located in the top-right section of the screen.

How do I review previous minimum wage rates?

At this time, GovDocs Minimum Wage does not offer historical minimum wage rates.

ACCOUNT/ACCESS INFORMATION

I use both GovDocs Minimum Wage and the Postings Dashboard. How do I switch between the two applications?

You can easily toggle between GovDocs Minimum Wage and the Postings Dashboard. In the upper-left header, click the down arrow next to your current platform ((i.e., Minimum Wage or Postings) and select the desired app.

How do I provide user access to GovDocs Minimum Wage?

To add a user, contact your GovDocs representative.

I have a question about GovDocs Minimum Wage – whom do I contact for assistance?

Contact your GovDocs representative for questions or assistance with the app.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

How does the  application determine the minimum wage recommended for my locations?

Our algorithm uses the company information and location list you provided during the onboarding process to determine the applicable minimum wage for each of your locations.

How often is the minimum wage data updated?

Data is updated in real time, one to two business days following GovDocs’ verification of the new/updated information.

How soon after a minimum wage law is passed does GovDocs Minimum Wage reflect the update/create the notification?

Once the GovDocs Product Compliance Team verifies a minimum wage change has occurred, the app will be updated within one business day.

How should I use the minimum wage rates in the app to pay our employees?

GovDocs Minimum Wage is meant to be a guide. While we are confident the data is accurate, there are always exceptions and situations the tool can’t anticipate. We encourage users to confirm minimum wage rates independently before paying their employees.

How do I submit GovDocs Minimum Wage questions or feedback?

To submit GovDocs Minimum Wage questions or feedback, complete a GovDocs Product Feedback Form. Click your username and select Feedback to get started.