Employment Law -- Employee

What is the minimum wage in Nebraska?

The minimum wage is currently $6.55 per hour. For tipped employees, the employer shall pay wages at the minimum rate of $7.25 per hour, plus all gratuities given to them for services rendered.

Any employer employing student­learners as part of a bona fide vocational training program shall pay such student­learners at least seventy­five percent of the minimum wage rate.

An employer may pay a new employee who is younger than twenty years of age and is not a seasonal or migrant worker a training wage at a rate of four dollars and twenty­five cents per hour for ninety days from the date the new employee was hired.