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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Statutory Minimum Wage Rate
Employees are to be paid not less than $8.
85 an hour effective January 1, 2019Overtime
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 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	

 tel and motel
Food service (restaurant industry)	

 sonal 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).
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 provided for by N.J.S.A. 34:11-56a22.  
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.
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 M
W-220 (1/19)

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.

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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 Earned Sick Leave General Labor Law Poster

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