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You have the right to be paid for your work!

  • The right to receive at least the minimum wage for each hour of work—$7.25 per hour.
  • The right to receive overtime pay—time and a half for each hour over 40 hours worked in a week.
  • The right to be paid for your work regardless of immigration status.
  • If your employer terminates your employment, the right to receive your final pay within 24 hours.


  • Some workers—usually salaried or professional workers—are exempt from overtime pay requirements.
  • Employers are not required by law to provide breaks or lunch periods for adult employees. However, employers are required to provide breaks for workers under the age of 18.
  • Employers are not required to provide paid vacation, holidays, sick leave or severance pay.
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Remember: This doesn’t mean that the minimum wage is a reasonable wage for all types of work.

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Know your Rights!

We welcome your questions or comments

Utah Labor Commission
160 East 300 South, 3rd Floor
Salt Lake City, UT, 84114-6610
In-State Toll Free 1-800-530-5090
Fax: (801) 530-6804