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, 2017
   as of 1/1/16
EXCEPT: Full time students under 19 years of age working in  $8.64  
a non-profit religious, educational, librarial or    (90% of Minimum Wage)   
community services organization.
 Minors 14 and 15 years of age working  $7.20
  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. Employees working 
in retail establishments must be provided with 4 
hours work on Sundays and/or holidays.
CHILD LABOR - You must be at least 16 years 
old to work in most nonfarm jobs; at least 18 to 
work in nonfarm jobs declared hazardous by the 
United States 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 
Department of Labor and Training 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 
Director or his/her authorized representative 
in the performance of his/her duties in the 
enforcement of the law, refuses to admit the 
Director or said representative to any place 
of employment, or fails to make, keep, and 
preserve any records as required, or falsifies 
any such record, or 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 of the 
law and subject to a fine of up to $500.00. Each 
day such violation occurs constitutes a separate 
For more information on the Rhode Island Minimum Wage Law  
Call (401) 462-8550 or visit  www.dlt.ri.gov 
Labor Standards Unit  
Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training
DLT - L - 58 (Rev.1/17)
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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 Acta de Compensacion de Trabajadores (Spanish) Workers Compensation Law
Mandatory Workers' Compensation Act Workers Compensation Law
Mandatory Rhode Island Unemployment Insurance and Temporary Disability Insurance Law Unemployment Law
Mandatory Minimum Wage Minimum Wage Law
Mandatory Minimum Wage (Spanish) Minimum Wage Law

View all 12 Rhode Island labor law posters

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