Minimum Wage: New Jersey
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: John Sarno, Employer's Association of New Jersey
- Employees in New Jersey must be paid a minimum hourly rate established by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or at the rate provided by New Jersey law, whichever is greater. See Minimum Wage.
- Employers are entitled to a tip credit for the gratuities or tips received by employees. See Tip Credit.
- Deductions from wages may be made only for specific reasons and agreements. To deduct wages for other purposes is typically unenforceable. See Deductions.