Are There Exemptions From The Minimum Wage Act?

The primary exemption from the Act is for any person covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Other specific exemptions include employment in, of or by religious, educational, charitable, or nonprofit organizations; professionals, salespersons or public officials; domestics; certain youths and students; inmates; family members; amusement and recreational establishments; non­agricultural employers not liable for state unemployment contributions; dairying and production of livestock; and sheltered workshops.

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