Michigan Free Printable Minimum Wage Law Posters Michigan Workforce Opportunity Wage Act Minimum Wage & Overtime Poster Poster Required

The Workforce Opportunity Wage Act Minimum Wage & Overtime Poster is a minimum wage law 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. This poster describes what the Minimum Wage is in Michigan as well as stating various requirements employers need to fulfill to not break this law. This poster describes everything employees and employers need to know about the Minimum Wage.


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Michigan Department o	f Licensing and Regulatory Affairs	 	
 	
Wage and Hour 	Division	 	
PO Box 30476	 	
Lan	sing,	 MI 4	8909	-7976	 	
GRETC	HEN WHITMER	 	REQUIRED POSTER	 	ORLENE 	HAWKS	 	
GOVERNOR	 	GENERAL REQUIREMENTS	 - MINIMUM WAGE and OVERTIME	 	DIRECTOR	 	
 	
LARA is an equal opportunity employ	er/program.	 	Auxiliary aids, services and other reasonable accommodations are availab	le, upon	 request	, to indi	viduals with disabilities.	 	www.michigan.gov/wagehour	 • Toll Free 1	-855	-4MI	-WAGE (1	-855	-464	-9243)	 	WHD 9904 (Revised  	•  1/201	9) 	
Coverage	 	
The	 Improved	 Workforce 	Opportunity  W	age 	Act (IWOWA)	, Pu	blic 	Act	 337	 of  2018	,  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 	
Rate	 	
Tipped Empl	oyee	  	85%	** 	
Hourly 	Rate	 	Minimum Hourly Rate	 	Reported Average Hourly Tips	 	
January 1, 2018	 	$9.25	 	$3.52	 	$5.73	 	$7.86	 	
March 29,	 2019 	 	$9.45	 	$3.59 	 	$5.	86	 	$8.	03 	
January 1,	 2020	* 	$9.	65	 	$3.67	 	$5.98	 	$8.20	 	
January 1,	 20	21	* 	$9.87	 	$3.75 	$6.12	 	$8.39	 	
*An incr	ease in the minimum hourly wage rate as pr	escribed 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 greate	r for the calendar	 year 	preceding the calendar year of the prescri	bed increase. An increase in the 	minimum hourly wage rate as prescribed in subsection (1) that does not take effect pursuant to this subsection takes effect i	n the first calendar year follow	ing a calendar 	yea	r for 	which the unemployment rate for this state	, as determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, United 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.	 	
Train	ing W	age	 	
A training wage of	 $4.25 	per	 hour may be paid to employees 1	6 to 19 years of age for the first 90 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	 7-day 	
workwe	ek. The  following  are  exemp	t  from  overtime  requirements:  employees  ex	empt  from  the  minimum  wage  provisions  of 	
the  Fair  Labor  Standards  Act  of  1938,  29  USC  201  to  219  (excep	t  certain  domestic  service  employees),  professional, 	
administrative,  or  executi	ve	 em	ployees; elected  officials 	and  political  appointees;  employees  of amu	sement and recreational 	
establishments  operating	 less  than  7  months  of  the  year;  agricultural  employees	,  and  any  employee  not  subject  to  the 	
minimum wage provisions of the act.	 	
Comp	en	satory Time	 	
If an employer m	eets certain conditions, employees may agr	ee to receive compensatory 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 	
com	pen	satory  time  earned  must 	be  paid  to  an  employee. 	Accrued  compensat	ory  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 mus	t mee	t in order to offer co	mpensatory time off in lieu of overtime co	mpensation.	 	
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 o	n job	s requiring equal skil	l, effort, and responsibility 	performed un	der similar 	
working conditions 	- except where payment is pursuant to a seniority system, merit system o	r system measuring earnings on 	
the basis of quantity or quality of production or a d	iffer	ential other than sex.	 	
Enforcement	 	
An  employee  may  either  file 	civil  action  for  recovery  of  unpaid  minimum  wages  or  overtime,  or  they  may  file  a  complaint 	
with  the  De	partment  of 	Licensing  and  Regulatory  Affairs	. The  department  may  investigate  a  comp	laint 	and  file  civil  action	 	
to collect unpaid wages or overtime due t	he employee and all employees of an establishment. 	Recovery under this act can 	
include  unpaid  minimum 	wages  or  overtime,  plus  an  equal  additional  amount  as  liquidated  damages,  costs,  and	 	
rea	son	able  attorney  fees. 	A  civil  fine  of  $1,000  can  be  assessed  to	 an  employer  who  does  not  pay  minimum  wage  or 	
overtime.

Other Michigan Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS

There are an additional one 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.

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Mandatory Information about Unemployment Benefits Unemployment Law
Mandatory Workforce Opportunity Wage Act Minimum Wage & Overtime Poster Minimum Wage Law

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