Illinois Minimum Wage laws & HR compliance analysis

Illinois Minimum Wage: What you need to know

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Excluded from coverage are (IL Comp. Stat. Tit. 820 Sec. 105/3):
• Employers with fewer than four employees exclusive of parent, spouse, child, or other members of the immediate family
• Certain agricultural employees
• Those in domestic service in or about a private home
• Outside salespeople
• Members of a religious corporation or organization
• Students employed at an accredited Illinois college or university who are covered under the provisions of the FLSA
• Motor carriers covered by federal law
Camp counselors who reside on the premises of a seasonal camp of an organized not-for-profit corporation are not subject to the adult minimum wage if the camp counselors work 40 or more hours each week and receive a total weekly salary of at least the adult minimum wage for a 40-hour week. If a counselor works less than 40 hours each week, the counselor must be paid the minimum hourly wage for each hour worked. Employers of camp counselors are entitled to an allowance for meals and lodging as part of the hourly wage rate. A camp counselor employed at a day camp is not subject to the adult minimum wage if the camp counselor is paid a stipend on a onetime or periodic basis and, if the camp counselor is a minor, the minor’s parent, guardian or other custodian has consented in writing to the terms of payment before the job begins.
Workers with disabilities. Workers whose earning capacity is impaired by a disability may be paid at a rate below the minimum, but only with the permission of state labor authorities.
Teenage workers. Workers under 18 years of age may be paid up to 50 cents less per hour ...

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