Rhode Island Free Printable Minimum Wage Law Posters Rhode Island Minimum Wage Poster Required

The Minimum Wage is a minimum wage law poster by the Rhode Island Department Of Labor and Training. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Rhode Island, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.

This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place by all employers so that all employees can see it. This poster describes what the minimum wage is, who is exempt from the minimum wage, how overtime pay is calculated, restrictions on child labor, minimum shift hours for employees requested or permitted to report for duty at the beginning of a work shift, and information on how this law is enforced.

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Effective January 1, 2019	
 	  as of 1/1/19	
EXCEPT: Full time students under	 19 	years of age working in	  	$9.45	 	 	
 	a non-profit religious, educational, librarial or 	  (90% of Minimum Wage)   	
 	community services organization.	
 	Minors 	14	 and 	15 	years of age working	 	$7.88	
  not more than 24 hours in a week	    	(75% of Minimum Wage)	 	 
 	 	Employees receiving gratuities 	(as of Jan. 1, 2017)	:   	 $3.89	
OVERTIME PAY	 - At least 1 1/2 times your 	
regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 
40 in any one work week.  Note: The law 
contains exemptions from the minimum wage 
and/or overtime pay requirements for certain 
occupations or establishments.
*Learners and Handicapped workers may be 
paid less than the applicable minimum but only 
under certificate issued at the discretion of the 
Director of Labor and Training.
Pursuant to RI Law §23-17.20-1 et. seq., a hospital 
may not require certain nurses and certified 
nurse assistants to work overtime except in an 
unforeseeable emergent circumstance
requested or permitted to report for duty at the 
beginning of a work shift must be provided with 3 
hours work or 3 hours wages. Retail establishment 
employees must be provided with 4 hours work on 
Sundays and Holidays.
CHILD LABOR	 - 	Employees must be at least 16 	
years old to work in most nonfarm jobs and 18 to 
work in nonfarm jobs declared hazardous by the 
U.S. Secretary of Labor. Youths 14 and 15 may 
work, with a special permit issued by local school 
officials, in various jobs outside school hours 
under certain conditions. Different rules apply to 
agriculture employment.	
ENFORCEMENT	 - 	The Rhode Island Dept.	
of Labor and Training (DLT) may bring 
criminal action against any employer who 
pays substandard wages to an employee and 
seek, upon conviction, a penalty up to $500.00 
and/or imprisonment of up to 90 days. Each 
week an employer fails to pay the applicable 
minimum wage constitutes a separate violation.
Any employer who hinders or delays the DLT 
Director or authorized representative in the 
performance of duties in the enforcement of 
the law; refuses to admit the Director or said 
representative to any place of employment; 
fails to make, keep, and preserve, any records 
as required; falsifies any such record; refuses 
to make such record accessible to the Director 
or said representative upon demand; or refuses 
to furnish a sworn statement of such record or 
any other information needed for the proper 
enforcement of this law, shall be deemed in 
violation and subject to a fine of up to $500. 
Each day such violation occurs constitutes a 
separate offense.	 	
For more information on the Rhode Island Minimum Wage Law	 	
Call  (401) 462-WAGE (9243) or visit 	www.dlt.ri.gov/ls	 	
Labor Standards Unit	 	
Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training	 	DLT - L - 58 (Rev.1/19)	DLT is an equal opportunity employer/program, auxiliary aids and services are available on request to individuals with disabilities.  TTY via RI Relay 711

Other Rhode Island Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS

There are an additional eleven optional and mandatory Rhode Island 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 Pregnancy Discrimination Notice Workers Rights Law
Mandatory Workers' Compensation Act Workers Compensation Law
Mandatory Rhode Island Unemployment Insurance and Temporary Disability Insurance Law Unemployment Law
Mandatory Sexual Harassment Poster Miscellaneous Law
Mandatory Minimum Wage Minimum Wage Law

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