Texas Minimum Wage: What you need to know

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Several occupations and industries are exempt from the minimum wage provisions of the Texas law (TX Labor Code Sec. 62.153 et seq.). These include:
• Employees covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
• Agricultural piece-rate workers (minimum wage determined by the commissioner of agriculture)
• Employees providing domestic service, including babysitters and other caregivers
• Minors under the age of 18 who are not graduates of high school or vocational training programs, and students under the age of 20 in nonagricultural work
• Prison inmates
• Volunteers
• Employees of seasonal amusement parks and similar recreational establishments
• Vocational rehabilitation clients who have disabilities, are under the age of 22, and are participating in a cooperative school-work program
• Employees engaged in the production of livestock
• Employees of the Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts
• Employees of nonprofit seasonal camps or retreats
• Bona fide administrative, executive, outside sales personnel, and professional employees
There is additional information about these occupations..
In computing the wage paid to an employee, an employer may include the reasonable cost to the employer of furnishing meals, lodging, or both, to the employee if :
• Meals or lodging customarily are furnished by the employer to employees.
• The cost of the meals and lodging are separately stated and identified in the earnings statement required by law (TX Labor Code Sec. 62.053).
The minimum wage requirements do not apply to a nonprofit ...

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