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Tools and Resources for Philadelphia County, PA Consumers

Pennsylvania Inheritance Law & Probate Procedure


Pennsylvania Wage & Hour Law

  • Pennsylvania Minimum Wage:  
    • Under the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act, as amended in 2006, the current minimum wage in Pennsylvania is $7.25 per hour, which is the same as the federal minimum wage.

      Philadelphia County Minimum Wage

      The minimum wage in Philadelphia County is $7.25 an hour, the state minimum wage. Pennsylvania law prohibits city and county governments from adopting a local minimum wage that's higher than the state minimum wage. 

      Philadelphia Minimum Wage

      The minimum wage in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is $7.25 an hour, the state minimum wage. Pennsylvania law prohibits city and county governments from adopting a local minimum wage that's higher than the state minimum wage.

  • Overtime Pay: Every state has rules about weekly maximum hours and overtime. Learn about the overtime laws in Pennsylvania and whether they apply to you.
  • Wage Claims: If you're being unlawfully underpaid, you need to learn how to file a "Wage Claim" in Pennsylvania. 
  • Tips : Every state has special pay rates for tipped workers. Find out the rules for tipped workers in Pennsylvania.
    • In Pennsylvania, your employer may pay you a minimum wage of $2.83 an hour, as long as you earn enough in tips to bring your total hourly pay up to the full minimum wage, $7.25 an hour. If you don’t earn enough in tips to bring your compensation to the full minimum wage, your employer must make up the difference.

  • State Labor Board:

Pennsylvania Unemployment Benefits


Bankruptcy & Debt


Child Custody & Family Courts in Pennsylvania 


Pennsylvania Obamacare


Democracy In Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia 


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