Kentucky State Minimum Wage Rate 2017, 2018
Kentucky Minimum Wage 2021
Kentucky Minimum Wage Laws
What is the Kentucky Minimum Wage?
The Kentucky Minimum Wage is the lowest hourly wage that an employee working in Kentucky can legally be paid. Both Kentucky and the federal government have set a legal minimum wage - Kentucky's is $7.25 per hour, while the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. Federal law states that the applicable minimum wage is whichever minimum wage is higher.
Kentucky Labor Laws
Kentucky Minimum Wage Exemptions
How much do Kentucky Minimum Wage employees earn?
Kentucky Overtime Wage Law
Kentucky Department of Labor Information
If your employer is paying you less then the Kentucky minimum wage, if you believe you are owed back wages for unpaid overtime, or your employer is otherwise violating Kentucky or Federal labor law, the Kentucky Department of Labor is there to help you.
Call your local office of the Kentucky Department of Labor, and and they will advocate on your behalf to ensure your employer becomes compliant and you receive any necessary backwages or compensation. Be sure to have recent paystubs, timesheets, employment contracts, and other important documents on hand when you call.
Kentucky Labor Law Posters
This professional Kentucky labor law poster includes all of the posters needed to satisfy both Kentucky and Federal minimum wage and labor law regulations.
This poster has been updated for 2018, including the recent FMLA poster update. Professionally printed and laminated.