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 New Jersey State Wage and Hour Law Abstract PDF

The New Jersey State Wage and Hour Law Abstract is a labor law posters poster by the New Jersey Department Of Labor and Workforce Development. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in New Jersey, 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 the requirements for the Minimum Wage as well as requirements for overtime pay, exemptions to the Minimum Wage Law as well as penalties for employers who violate this law.

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Employees at summer camps, conferences and 
retreats operated by any nonprofit or religious 
corporation or association are exempt from minimum 
and overtime rates during the months of June, July, 
August and September.
Labor on a Farm at Piece-Rate
Employees engaged on a piece-rate basis to labor on 
a farm shall be paid for each day worked not less than 
the minimum hourly wage rate multiplied by the total 
number of hours worked.
Any employer who violates any provisions of this act 
shall be guilty of a disorderly persons violation and 
upon conviction shall be punished by a fine of not less 
than $100 nor more than $1,000.
As an alternative to or in addition to any other 
sanctions provided by law for violations, the 
Commissioner is authorized to assess and collect 
administrative penalties, up to a maximum of $250 for 
a first violation and up to a maximum of $500 for each 
subsequent violation.
The employer shall also pay the Commissioner an 
administrative fee equal to not less than 10% or more 
than 25% of any payment due to employees. 
Penalties for violation of this order are set forth in  
N.J.S.A. 34:11-56a22.  	
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development	 	
Wage and Hour Law Abstract	 	
N.J.S.A. 34:11-56a et seq.
Display this poster in a conspicuous place
Wage Order and Regulations
Employees in the occupations found below are 
covered by this wage order and regulations and must 
be paid not less than the statutory minimum wage 
First processing of farm products   
Hotel and motel
Food service (restaurant industry)   
Seasonal amusement	
These regulations are contained in 	 	
N.J.A.C. 12:56-11.1 et seq.
Exempt from the statutory minimum wage rate are full-
time students employed by the college or university 
at which they are enrolled at not less than 85% of the 
effective minimum wage rate; outside sales person; 
sales person of motor vehicles; part time employees 
primarily engaged in the care and tending of children 
in the home of the employer; and minors under 18 
(except	 that minors under 18 in the first processing 	
of farm products, hotels, motels, restaurants, retail, 
beauty culture, laundry, cleaning, dyeing, light 
manufacturing and apparel occupations are covered 
by the wage order rates as above and vocational 
school graduates with special permits under the Child 
Labor Law are covered by the statutory rate).
Enforced by: NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development 	 	Division of Wage and Hour Compliance, PO Box 389, Trenton, NJ 08625 - 0389 • 609-292-2305 
This and other required employer posters are available free online at	, or from the	 	Office of Constituent Relations, PO Box 110, Trenton, NJ 08625 - 0110 • 609-777-3200.
If you need this document in Braille or large print, call 609-292-2305. TTY users can contact	 	this department through the New Jersey Relay: 7-1-1.
Statutory Minimum Wage Rate
Employees are to be paid not less than the New Jersey minimum wage in  	 	
accordance with the schedule below.	
Overtime is payable at the rate of 	 	
1.5 times the employee’s regular 
hourly rate for hours worked in 
excess of 40 in any week except 
where otherwise specifically 	 	
provided by wage order.
Exempt from the overtime entitlement 
• executive, administrative, and 
professional employees
• employees engaged in labor on 	 	
a farm or relative to raising or care 	 	
of livestock; and 
• limousine drivers.	
Seasonal & Small	Most  	E mpl oy e r s	Agricultural 	*Cash Wage for	Date	E mpl oy e r s	(few er  t han 6)	E mpl oy e r s	Tipped Wor k er s	
January 1, 2019$8.85$8.85$8.85$2.13
July 1, 2019  $10.00NO CHANGE NO CHANGE $2.63
January 1, 2020 $11.00$10.30$10.30 $3.13
January 1, 2021 $12.00$11.10$10.44 $4.13
January 1, 2022 $13.00$11.90$10.90 $5.13
January 1, 2023 $14.00$12.70$11.70NO CHANGE
January 1, 2024 $15.00$13.50$12.50NO CHANGE
January 1, 2025 TB D$14.30 $13.40 TB D
January 1, 2026 TB D$15.00 $14.20 TB D
January 1, 2027 TB DTB D$15.00 TB D	
* Cash w ag e plus t ips must  equal t he minimum w ag e	
MW-220 (1/21)

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