New Jersey Free Printable Minimum Wage Law Posters New Jersey State Wage and Hour Law Abstract Poster Required

The New Jersey State Wage and Hour Law Abstract is a minimum wage law 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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To  be  posted  in  a conspicuous  place
New  Jersey  State  Wage  and  Hour  Law  Abstract
N.J.S.A. 34:11-56a et seq.Statutory 	
Wage Rate
Employees  are  to be paid   not less  than:  $8.60 an hour effective January 1, 2018	
Overtime is payable at the rate of 1	1/2 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 are executive, administrative, and professional employees; employees engaged in 
labor on a farm or relative to raising or care of livestock; and employees of a common carrier of passengers by motorbus	
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 rate.
First processing of farm products
Hotel and motel
Food service (restaurant industry)	

Seasonal amusement
These regulations are contained in N.J.A.C. 12:56-1	

1.1 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). 
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 l\
aw 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 provided for by N.J.S.A. 34:11-56a22.
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development	
Additional copies of this poster or any other required posters 
may be obtained by contacting the New Jersey Department  
of  Labor and Workforce Development, Office  of  Constituent  
Relations, PO Box 110, Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0110, 
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. MW-220 (R-1-1
Enforced  by:
NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Division  of  Wage  and  Hour  Compliance
PO Box 389
Trenton,  New  Jersey 08625-0389
(609) 292-2305

Other New Jersey Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS

There are an additional ten optional and mandatory New Jersey 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.

Poster Name Poster Type
Mandatory Conscientious Employee Protection Act "Whistleblower Act" Whistleblower Law
Mandatory PR-1, Poster - Unemployment & Disability Insurance Unemployment Law
Mandatory New Jersey State Wage and Hour Law Abstract Minimum Wage Law
Mandatory New Jersey SAFE Act Job Safety Law
Mandatory Employer Obligations to Maintain and Report Records General Labor Law Poster

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