Kentucky Printable Free General Labor Law Poster Posters Kentucky Wage and Hour Poster Mandatory

The Wage and Hour is a Kentucky general labor law poster poster provided for businesses by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. This is a required poster for all Kentucky employers, and any business that fails to post this notification may be subject to penalties or fines.

This mandatory poster is a summary of Kentucky's minimum wage laws. It outlines what minimum wage is in Kentucky and how overtime pay works. Information on how to pay tipped employees and in-training employees.

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MINIMUM WAGE  = $7.25 per hour  	
(Effective July 1, 2009)	  	 	
Any employee who leaves or is dis charged from employment shall be paid in full all wages or salary  earned  not  later  than  the  next normal  pay period  
following  the date  of  dismissal or  voluntary leaving or fourteen (14)  days following such date of dismissal or voluntary leaving whichever last 	
No employer  shall  withhold  from any  employee's  wages  any  part of  the  
agreed  wage  rate;  unless   
 	the  employer  is  required  to  do  so by  local,  state,  or  federal  law;  or   	
b) 	when  a  deduction   is expressly authorized in writing by the 
employee to cover insurance premiums, hospital,  or medical 
dues ; or	
c) when  a  deduction   is expressly authorized in writing by the 
employee  for  other deductions not amounting to a rebate or 
deduction from the standard wage arrived at by collective 
bargaining or pursuant to wage agreement or statute; or  
 Deductions for union dues where such deductions are authorized 
by joint wage agreements or coll ective bargaining contracts 
negotiated between employers and employees or their 
representatives.    No employer shall deduct the following from the wages of employees: 
 Cash shortages in a common money till, cash box or register used by 
two (2) or mor e persons;  
 Breakage ;  
 Losses due to acceptance by an employee of checks which are 
subsequently dishonored if such employee is given discretion to 
accept or reject any check; or   
 Losses due to defective or faulty workmanship, lost or stolen 
property, damage to property, default of customer credit or 
nonpayment for goods or services received by the customer if such 
losses are not attributable to employee's willful or intentional 
di sregard of employer's interest.  
No employer shall employ any employee for a workweek longer than 
forty hours unless such employee  receives  compensation  for  
employment in  excess  of  forty  hours  in  a  workweek.  The rate of pay for 
time in excess of  forty hours shall be not less than one and one -half the 
hourly rate employed. 	
Any employer who permits any employee to work seven days in any 
one workweek shall  pay the rate of time and a half for the time worked 
on the seventh day.  This shall not apply where an employee is not 
permitted to work more than forty (40) hours during the workweek.    	
Any employee  engaged  in  an occupation  in  which  more  than  $30 dollars  per  month is  customarily and  regularly  received  in  tips,  the  employer  may  pay  
a  minimum  of  $2. 13 per  hour  if  the  emplo yer' records can establish for each week where credit is taken, when adding the tips received to wages paid, 
not less than the minimum wage is received by the employee.  No employer shall: 
• 	U se all or part of any tips or gratuities received by employees  toward the payment of the minimum wage.  	
• 	Require an employee to remit to the employer any gratuity, or any portion thereof, except for the purpose of withholding amounts required by 
federal or state law.  	
• 	Employees may enter into an agreement to divide tip s among themselves. If employees enter into this type of agreement, the amounts retained 
by the employees shall be considered tips of the individuals who retain them. If an employer requires the use of a tip  pool, then the account used 
to hold the tip pool  shall be segregated from the employer’s other business records and the employer shall make the account open to the pool’s 
PERFORMANCE BONDS :  	Performance Bonds must be kept on file for employers in the construction and mining industries (including the transportation 
of minerals) who have conducted business within the Commonwealth for less than five (5) consecutive years. For more information, see KRS 337.200.	
 Certain exemptions from minimum wage and overtime apply. For quest ions, please call (502)564- 3534.  	
No employer shall require any employee to work 
without a rest period of at least ten (1	
0) 	minutes during each four (4 ) 
hours worked. This shall be in addition to the regularly scheduled 
lunch period. No reduction in compensation shall be made for hourly 
or salaried employees. 	
Employers shall grant their employees a 
reasonable period  for lunch, and such time shall be as close to the 
middle of the employee's scheduled work shift as possible. In no case 
shall an employee be required to take a lunch period sooner than three  
(3)  hours  after  the  work  shift commences,  nor  more than  five  (5)  hours  
from  the  time  the work shift commences. This section shall not be 
construed to negate any provision of a collective bargaining agreement 
or mutual agreement between the employee and employer. 	
Every employer subject to the provisions of the Kentucky Minimum 
Wage Law  shall make and preserve records containing the following 
(a) Name , address, and Social Security Number of each employee;   
(b) Hours worked each day and each week by each employee;  
(c) Regular hourly rate of pay ;  
(d) Overtime hourly rate of pay for hours in excess of forty hours in a 
(e) Additions to cash wages at cost, or deductions (meals, board, lodging, 
etc.)  from stipulated  wages in  the  amount  deducted,  or  at  cost  of the  item 
for  which deductions  are  made;   
(f) Total wages paid for each workweek and date of payment. 	
PAID FOR WITH STATE FUNDS	    	                                  	            	UPDATED	 September	 20	22 	
?No individual in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, 	color, 	religion, sex, national 	
origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, be excluded from participation in, or denied 
the benefits of, or be subjected to  discrimination  under  any  program  or activity  under  the  
jurisdiction	 of the	 Education and	 Labor	 Cabinet	.? 	
Education and	 Labor Cabinet	 	
Division of Wages and Hours  
Mayo -Underwood Building 
500 Mero Stre et, 3	
rd Floor  
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601- 4381 
Phone (502) 564- 3534

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