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Employers in Minnesota must conform with these state rules regarding the minimum wage paid to employees.
The minimum wage rate in Minnesota is $6.15 per hour for large firms (those with annual receipts of $625,000 or more) and $5.25 for small firms (those with annual receipts below $625,000).
Employers may pay employees under 20 years of age a wage of $4.90 per hour during the first 90 consecutive days of employment.
Minnesota's minimum wage law covers employee except:
The Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act includes as an authorized deduction from wages, the cost of uniforms or clothing furnished on an ongoing basis by a licensed motor vehicle dealer, not to exceed the lesser of 50 percent of the dealer's reasonable expense or $25 per month, including non-home maintenance. Deductions for uniforms and clothing cannot be made if the deductions reduce wages below minimum wage.