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Kansas Minimum Wage: What you need to know

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Several occupations and industries are exempt from Kansas's minimum wage provisions, including (KS Stat. Sec. 44-1203):
• Agricultural workers
• Federal workers
• Domestic workers in private homes
• Employees under the age of 19 employed on an occasional or part-time basis
• Students under the age of 19 working between academic terms when school is not in session
• Outside commissioned salespeople
• Executive, administrative, or professional employees
The Department of Human Resources may issue special certificates allowing employment at wages below the minimum for learners and apprentices who are not part of a formalized apprenticeship program approved by the state (KS Admin. Code Sec. 49-31-5). After an employer obtains a certificate, it must pay the covered employees at least 80 percent of the minimum wage for the first 2 months of employment, 90 percent during the third month, and the regular minimum wage rate thereafter.
The Department of Human Resources may issue special certificates allowing employment of workers with disabilities at 85 percent of the minimum wage rate (KS Admin. Code Sec. 49-31-5).
The Department of Human Resources may issue special certificates allowing employment at wages below the minimum for residents of state hospitals (KS Admin. Code Sec. 49-31-5).
Every employer with at least one employee who is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must post a notice outlining the federal minimum wage requirements. This ...

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