Exemptions from Minimum Wage Only

The following categories of employees are exempt from minimum wage only:

  1. Employees in Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands - special rates apply - Section 206(a)(2)

  2. Employees in American Samoa - special rates apply - Section 206(a)(3)

  3. Domestic service employees who are not covered by the Social Security Act or who work 8 or fewer hours per week in such service - Section 206(f)

  4. New employees younger than age 20 who are within their first 90 days on a job - Section 206(g)

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