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As recently noted, the Arkansas minimum wage rate is increasing to $9.25/hour beginning January 1, 2019.  The Arkansas Department of Labor issued an amended Notice poster last week to update the applicable minimum wage rate for Arkansas employees.  By law, covered employers subject to the Arkansas Minimum Wage Act (AMWA) must display the poster for employees' notice of their rights.  Ark. Code Ann. § 11-4-216(a) specifically states:  "Every employer ... shall keep a summary of this subchapter, approved by the Director of the Department of Labor, ... or a summary of the regulations approved by the director, posted in a conspicuous and accessible place in or about the premises wherein any person subject thereto is employed."  The AMWA applies to entities that employ four (4) or more individuals in any workweek.

Click this link for the DOL-approved poster for download and print, or paper copies may be obtained from the Arkansas DOL offices free of charge (by law!).

Information courtesy of Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C. | 501-371-9999 |

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