Oklahoma State Minimum Wage Poster Required
The State Minimum Wage is a minimum wage law poster by the Oklahoma Oklahoma Employment Security Commission. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Oklahoma, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where employees will see it. This poster describes the minimum wage law as well as any restrictions and exemptions that may apply.
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Stiles, Suite 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73105 · Telephone 405 -521 -6100 · Toll -free 1 -888 -269 -5353 · Fax 405 -521 -6018 · www.labor.ok.gov Your Rights Under the Oklahoma Minimum Wage Act 40 O.S. § 197.1 et seq. 40 O.S. § 197.4 (e) – “Employee” includes any individual employed by an employer but shall not include: (1) An individual employed on a farm, in the employ of any person, in connection with the cultivation of the soil, or in connection with raising or harvesting any agricultural commodity, including raising, shearing, feeding, caring for, training, and management of livestock, bees, poultry, and furbearing animals and wildlife, or in the employ of the owner or tenant or other operator of a farm in connection with the operation, management, conservation, improvement, or maintenance of such farm and its tools and equipment; (2) Any individual employed in domestic service in or about a private h ome; (3) Any individual employed by the United States government; (4) Any individual working as a volunteer in a charitable, religious or other nonprofit organization; (5) Any newspaper vendor or carrier; (6) Any employee of any carrier subject to regulation by Part 1 of the Interstate Commerce Act; (7) Any employee of any employer who is subject to the provisions of any Federal Fair Labor Standards Act or to any Federal Wage and Hour Law now in effect or enacted here - after; and who is paying the minimum wage under the provisi ons of this act; (8) Any employee employed in a bona fide executive, administrative or professional capacity, or in the capacity of outside salesman; (9) Any person employed as part -time employee not on permanent status. A part - time employee is defined as an employee who is employed less than twenty -five (25) hours a week; (10) Any person who is less than eighteen (18) years of age and is not a high school graduate or a graduate of a vocational training program, and any person who is less than twenty -two (22) years of age and who is a student regularly enrolled in a high school, college, university or vocational training program; (11) Any individual employed in a feedstore operated primarily for the benefit and use of farmers and ranchers; or (12) Any individual working as a reserve force deputy sheriff. 40 O.S. § 197.4 ( d) – “Employe r” means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, business trust, or any person or group of persons, hiring more than ten full - time employees or equivalent at any one lo cation or place of business; provided, how ever, if an employer has less than ten full -time employees or equivalent at any one location or place of business but does a gross business of more than One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) annually, said employer shall not be exempt under the prov isions of this act. This act shall not apply to employers subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, and who are paying the minimum wage under the provisions of said act, nor to employers whose employees are exempt. 40 O.S. § 197.17 – Business establishments that furnish uniforms to their employees may take credit against the minimum wage in an amount equal to the reasonable cost of furnishing the uniforms. 40 O.S. § 197. 8 – The Commissioner, after investigation, shall promptly make his finding in writing as to whether or not additional wages are due the employee. If the Commissioner finds that additional wages are due, ten percent (10%) of such am ount due shall be added as pen alty for such wage deficiency. The Com missioner shall mail said findings to the employe r and to the employee by certi fied mail. Payment by the employer and acceptance by the employee of the amou nt so determined by the Commis sioner shall absolve the employer of any further lia bility to the employee with re spect to wages claimed by the employee for the period he was employed by the employer. 40 O.S. § 197.9 - Any employer who is found by a court of competent juris diction to have paid an employee wages less than those to which such employee is entitled, under or by virtue of this act, shall be liable to such employee for double the full amount of such wages, less any a mount actually paid to such em ployee by t he employer, and for court costs, and such reasonable attorney fees as may be allowed by the court, which in no c ase shall be less than One Hun dred Dollars ($100.00). Any agreement be tween such employee and the em ployer to work for less than such wage rate shall be no defense to such action. 40 O.S. § 197. 13 - Any employer, or the officer or agent of any corpora tion, who pays or agrees to pay to any employe e less than the rate of compen sation required by this act, upon con viction, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than six (6) month s, or by both such fine and im prisonment. WHO IS AN EMPLOYEE? WHO IS AN EMPLOYE R? Oklahoma Department of Labor Melissa McLawhorn Houston Commissioner of Labor State Minimum Wage $7.25 per hour Effective July 24, 2009 HOW DO UNIFORMS AFFECT MINIMUM WAGE? WHAT IS THE CIVIL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS? WHAT IS THE CRIMI NAL PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS? NOTICE: State law requires employers to display this poster in such a manner so as to be accessible to all employees in each establishment under the control of the employer. It shall be unlawful to employ workers in any industry or occupation within the State of Oklahoma under condit ions of labor detr imental to their health or morals and it shall be unlawful to employ workers in any industry within the State of Oklahoma at wages wh ich are not adequate for their maintenance. Except as otherwise provided in the Oklahoma Minimum Wage Act, no employer with in the State of Oklahoma shall pay any employee a wage of less than the current federal minimum wage for all hours worked.
Other Oklahoma Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS
There are an additional 0 optional and mandatory Oklahoma 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 State Minimum Wage||Minimum Wage Law|
|Mandatory Your Rights Under the Oklahoma Minimum Wage Act||General Labor Law Poster|
|Mandatory Unemployment Insurance||General Labor Law Poster|
|Mandatory Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Notice and Instruction to Employers and Employees||General Labor Law Poster|
|Mandatory Workers' Compensation Notice (Spanish)||General Labor Law Poster|
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