I am a tipped employee. Can my employer pay me less than minimum wage?
The employer will be required to pay 60% of the new minimum wage. This means you must be paid $3.72 per hour by the employer beginning April 1, 2007. On January 1, 2008, the employer must begin paying you $4.35 per hour for each hour worked. Additionally, in any work week the wage the employer pays you and the tips you receive do not average at least the full minimum wage of $6.20 (or $7.25 as of January 1, 2008), the employer is required to pay the difference.
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