Employment Law -- Employee

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What is the minimum wage in Georgia?

The current minimum wage in Georgia is $5.15 per hour. This does not apply to:

  1. Any employer that has sales of $40,000.00 per year or less;
  2. Any employer having five employees or less;
  3. Any employer of domestic employees;
  4. Any employer who is a farm owner, sharecropper, or land renter;
  5. Any employee whose compensation consists wholly or partially of gratuities;
  6. Any employee who is a high school or college student;
  7. Any individual who is employed as a newspaper carrier; or
  8. Any individual who is employed by a nonprofit child­caring institution or long­term care facility serving children or mentally disabled adults who are enrolled in such institution and reside in residential facilities of the institution, if such employee resides in such facilities, receives without cost board and lodging from such institution, and is compensated on a cash basis at an annual rate of not less than $10,000.00.