MCL - Section 408.414b

Act 138 of 2014

408.414b Training hourly wage; employee less than 18 years of age; displacement prohibited; violation; civil fine.

Sec. 4b.

    (1) An employer may pay a new employee who is less than 20 years of age a training hourly wage of $4.25 for the first 90 days of that employee's employment. The hourly wage authorized under this subsection is in lieu of the minimum hourly wage otherwise prescribed by this act.
    (2) Except as provided in subsection (1), the minimum hourly wage for an employee who is less than 18 years of age is 85% of the general minimum hourly wage established in section 4.
    (3) An employer shall not displace an employee to hire an individual at the hourly wage authorized under this section. As used in this subsection, "displace" includes termination of employment or any reduction of hours, wages, or employment benefits.
    (4) A person who violates subsection (3) is subject to a civil fine of not more than $1,000.00.

History: 2014, Act 138, Imd. Eff. May 27, 2014
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties of wage deviation board as provided in workforce opportunity wage act, 2014 PA 138, MCL 408.411 to 408.424, to the director of department of licensing and regulatory affairs, and abolishment of the wage deviation board, see E.R.O. No. 2016-3, compiled at MCL 408.431.