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  • Nebraska Minimum Wage Labor Law Poster

    NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES
    Pursuant to and by virtue of authority vested in it by Chapter 48, Article 12, Section
    48-1201 to 48-1209, Revised Statutes of Nebraska 1943, and Revised Statutes Supplement 1997 it is declared to be the policy of this state to:

    1. Establish a minimum wage for all workers at levels consistent with their health, efficiency and general well-being, and

    2. Safeguard existing minimum wage compensation standards which are adequate to maintain the health, efficiency and general well-being of workers against the unfair competition of wage and hour standards which do not provide adequate standards of living.

    MINIMUM WAGE RATES

    EVERY EMPLOYER AS DEFINED, SHALL PAY TO EACH EMPLOYEE EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 1997, WAGES AT THE MINIMUM RATE OF:
    $5.15 PER HOUR
    $2.13 PER HOUR: (TO WAITRESSES AND WAITERS) PROVIDED THAT
    EMPLOYEES WAGES AND GRATUITIES EQUAL OR EXCEED $5.15 PER HOUR.

    $4.25 PER HOUR: (TRAINING WAGE FOR NEW EMPLOYEES UNDER AGE 20 FOR THE FIRST 90 CONSECUTIVE CALENDAR DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT)

    UPON APPROVAL BY THE COMMISSIONER OF LABOR, EMPLOYERS MAY PAY THE TRAINING WAGE RATE FOR AN ADDITIONAL 90 DAYS PROVIDED THE EMPLOYEE IS PARTICIPATING IN AN ON-THE-JOB TRAINING PROGRAM.

    * STUDENT-LEARNERS EMPLOYED IN A BONA FIDE VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM MAY BE PAID SPECIAL HOURLY RATES OF NO LESS THAN 75% OF THE ABOVE APPLICABLE RATES.

    DEFINITIONS

    1. EMPLOY...INCLUDES TO PERMIT TO WORK;
    2 EMPLOYER...INCLUDING ANY INDIVIDUAL, PARTNERSHIP, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, ASSOCIATION, CORPORATION, BUSINESS TRUST, LEGAL
    REPRESENTATIVE OR ANY ORGANIZED GROUP OF PERSONS EMPLOYING FOUR OR MORE EMPLOYEES AT ANY ONE TIME EXCEPT FOR SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OF NOT MORE THAN TWENTY WEEKS IN ANY CALENDAR YEAR, ACTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN THE INTEREST OF AN EMPLOYER IN RELATION TO AN EMPLOYEE.
    3. EMPLOYEE...INCLUDES ANY INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYED BY AN EMPLOYER.
    4. WAGES...INCLUDES ALL REMUNERATION FOR PERSONAL SERVICES,
    INCLUDING COMMISSIONS AND BONUSES AND THE CASH VALUE OF ALL REMUNERATIONS IN ANY MEDIUM OTHER THAN CASH.

    EXEMPTIONS

    A. ANY INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYED IN AGRICULTURE;
    B. ANY INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYED AS A BABY SITTER IN OR ABOUT A PRIVATE HOME;
    C. ANY INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYED IN A BONA FIDE EXECUTIVE, ADMINISTRATIVE, OR PROFESSIONAL CAPACITY, OR AS A SUPERINTENDENT OR SUPERVISOR;
    D. ANY INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYED BY THE UNITES STATES , OR BY THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF;
    E. ANY INDIVIDUAL ENGAGED IN THE ACTIVITIES OF AN EDUCATIONAL,
    CHARITABLE, RELIGIOUS, OR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION WHEN THE
    EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIP DOES NOT IN FACT EXIST OR WHEN THE SERVICES RENDERED TO SUCH ORGANIZATION ARE ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS;
    F. APPRENTICES AND LEARNERS OTHERWISE PROVIDED BY LAW;
    G. VETERANS IN TRAINING UNDER SUPERVISION OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS;
    H. A CHILD IN THE EMPLOYMENT OF HIS OR HER PARENT OR A PARENT IN THE EMPLOYMENT OF HIS OR HER CHILD; OR
    I. ANY PERSON WHO, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IS RECEIVING ANY FORM OF FEDERAL, STATE, COUNTY, OR LOCAL AID OR WELFARE AND WHO IS
    PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY DISABLED AND EMPLOYED IN A PROGRAM OF REHABILITATION, WHO SHALL RECEIVE A WAGE AT A LEVEL CONSISTENT WITH HIS OR HER HEALTH, EFFICIENCY, AND GENERAL WELL-BEING.

    For further information regarding the Nebraska Wage and Hour Act
    Contact the Nebraska Department of Labor at one of the above addresses.
    Keep posted in a conspicuous place.
    Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
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