Also, commencing on
January 1, 2020
, employers will have the option of paying a “training wage” (not less than 90 percent of the minimum wage) to an employee who is enrolled in an employer’s qualified training program. However, employers may only pay such decreased wages for the first 120 hours of an employee’s work and only if the employee had no previous experience in the field.
Employers are encouraged to promptly review the new law and any wage schedules that may impact their workforce. If you have any questions, please contact the attorney at Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C., with whom you normally work or simply click the link below.