Michigan Workforce Opportunity Wage Act Minimum Wage & Overtime Poster Required
The Workforce Opportunity Wage Act Minimum Wage & Overtime Poster is a labor law posters poster by the Michigan Department Of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Michigan, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it. It describes what the minimum wage is in Michigan as well as stating various requirements employers need to fulfill to not violate this law. The poster also describes everything employees and employers need to know about the minimum wage, overtime hours, compensatory time, and equal pay. It lists the minimum wage increase for 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 years.
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Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Wage and Hour Division PO Box 30476 Lansing , MI 48909 -7976 GRETCHEN WHITMER REQUIRED POS TER SUSAN CORBIN GOVERNOR GENERAL RE QUIR EMENT S - MINIMU M WAGE and OVERTIME DIRECTOR LEO is an equal opportunity employer/prog ram. Auxiliary aids, services and other reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to individuals with disabilities . www.m ichigan.gov/wagehour • Toll Free 1- 855-4MI-WAGE (1 -855 -464- 9243) WHD 9904 (Revised • 12/2021) Coverage The Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act (IWOWA) , Public Act 337 of 201 8, as amended, covers employers who employ 2 or more employees 16 years of age and older. Minimum Hourly Wage Rate Employees must be paid at least: Effective Date Minimum H ourly Wage R ate Tipped Employee 85%** Rate Minimum Hourly Rate Reported Average Hourly Tips January 1, 2021 $9.65 * $3.6 7 $5.98 $8.20 January 1, 20 22 $9.87* $3.75 $6.12 $8.39 January 1, 2023 $10.10* $3.84 $6.26 $8.59 *An increase in the minimum hou rly wage rate as prescribed in subsection (1) does not take effect if the unemployment rate for this state, as determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor, is 8.5% or greater for the calendar year preceding the calendar y ear of the prescribed increase. An increase in the minimum hourly wage r ate as prescribed in subsection (1) that does not take effect pursuant to this subsection takes effect in the first calendar year following a cale ndar year for which the unemployment r ate for this state, as determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Uni ted States Department of Labor, is less than 8.5%. **Minors 16 -17 years of age may be paid 85% of the minimum hourly wage rate. Training Wage A training wage of $4.25 per hour may b e paid to employees 16 to 19 years of ag e for th e first 90 calendar days of employment. Overtime Employees covered by the IWOWA must be paid 1- 1/2 times their regular rate of pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek. The following are exempt from overtime requi rements: employees exempt from the minim um wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, 29 USC 201 to 219 (excep t certain domestic service employees), professional, administrative, or executive employees; elected officials and political appoint ees; employees of amusement and recreati onal est ablishments operating less than 7 months of the year; agricultural employees , and any employee not subject to the minimum wage provisions of the act. Compensatory Time If an employer meets certain condition s, employees may agree to receive compen satory time of 1 -1/2 hours for each hour of overtime worked. The agreement must be voluntary, in writing, and obtained before the compensatory time is earned. All compensatory time earned must be paid to an employee . Accrued compensatory time may not exceed 240 hours. Employers must keep a record of compensatory time earned and paid. Contact the Wage and Hour Division for information on the conditions an employer must meet in order to offer compensatory time off i n lieu of overtime compensation. Equal Pay An employer shall not discriminate on the basis of sex by paying employees a rat e which is less than the rate paid to employees of the opposite sex for equal work on jobs requiring equal skill, effort, and respon sibility performed under similar workin g condit ions - except where payment is pursuant to a seniority system, merit system or system measuring earnings on the basis of quantity or quality of production or a differential other than sex. Enforcement An employee may either file civil action for r ecovery of unpaid minimum wages or overtime, or they may file a complaint with the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity . The department may investigate a complaint and file civil action to collect unpaid wag es or overtime due the employee and al l employ ees of an establishment. Recovery under this act can include unpaid minimum wages or overtime, plus an equal additional amount as liquidated damages, costs, and reasonable attorney fees. A civil fine of $1,000 can be assessed to an employer who do es not pa y minimum wage or overtime.
Other Michigan Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional seventeen optional and mandatory Michigan labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://www.michigan.gov/leo/-/media/Project/Websites/leo/Documents/WAGE-HOUR/WHD-99xx-Information-Sheets/WHD-9904-MW-optional-posting/WHD-9904-Minimum_Wage_Poster.pdf , updated December 2022
- Michigan Labor Law Posters at http://michigan.gov/uia/0,1607,7-118-26899-78362--,00.html
- Michigan Department Of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
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