Minimum Wage Trainee, Internship West Virginia 2015

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Minimum Wage: $5.15 per hour

Jan. 1, 2015: $6.40

An employer may not pay you the lower trainee minimum wage:

  • if you have attained - before or during the internship - the age of 20 years;
  • for a cumulative period of not more than 90 days per employee; provided, that if any business has not been in operation for more than 90 days at the time the employer hired you, the employer may pay you the lower trainee minimum wage of $5.15 for an additional period not to exceed 90 days.

If the federal trainee minimum wage is equal to or greater than the West Virginia minimum wage rate for trainees, employers shall pay trainees a wage of not less than the federal minimum hourly wage.

 

Source: West Virginia Code

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