South Carolina Minimum Wage laws & compensation compliance analysis

South Carolina Minimum Wage: What you need to know

You can find your state and local minimum wage rates and tip credit laws in the Minimum Wage Chart. South Carolina has no minimum wage provisions of its own.
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The South Carolina Payment of Wages Act requires that employers with five or more employees post in the workplace a notice summarizing the state's labor laws (SC Code Sec. 41-1-10). Employers can obtain a notice that meets the Act's requirements by contacting the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, or through the Department's website at
In addition, an employer having any employee who is covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must post notices outlining the federal minimum wage regulations. The notices must be posted conspicuously and in enough places so employees can see them as they enter and exit the workplace. Employers can obtain these posters from:
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, SC 29210

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