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Minimum Wage

The minimum hourly wage paid to all weekly-paid employees on hourly compensation plans (i.e., in non-exempt positions) is regulated by the U.S. Department of Labor federal minimum wage or the Pennsylvania state minimum wage, whichever is higher. Currently, the federal minimum wage and the minimum wage in Pennsylvania are both set at $7.25 per hour.


Policy Number: 301
Effective Date: 07/24/2009
Last Reviewed Date: 06/05/2019
Revised Date: 07/01/2019
Supersedes Policy Number(s):  204 (02/01/1990), 301 (01/01/2007)
Applicability:  All University Employees
Cross-reference: Staff Requisitioning, Recruitment, Selection, Reference Checks, Employment Offer, and Offer Letters - 101Overtime Pay and/or Compensatory Time - 302

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