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                         Laws of Minnesota 1987 

                         CHAPTER 324-H.F.No. 3 
           An act relating to labor; changing the minimum wage; 
          amending Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 177.24, 
          subdivision 1. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 177.24, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read:  
    Subdivision 1.  [AMOUNT.] (a) For purposes of this 
subdivision, the terms defined in this paragraph have the 
meanings given them.  "Federal covered employers" means those 
employers covered by the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 
1938, as amended, (29 U.S.C. 201 et seq.).  "State covered 
employers" means those employers not covered by the Federal Fair 
Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, and covered by the 
Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act, sections 177.21 to 177.35.  
    (b) Beginning January 1, 1982, Except as otherwise provided 
in sections 177.21 to 177.35, every federal covered employer 
must pay each employee who is 18 years of age or older wages at 
a rate of at least $3.35 $3.55 an hour and beginning January 1, 
1988, $3.85 an hour beginning January 1, 1989, and $3.95 an hour 
beginning January 1, 1990.  Every state covered employer must 
pay each employee who is 18 years of age or older $3.50 an hour 
beginning January 1, 1988, $3.65 an hour beginning January 1, 
1989, and $3.80 an hour beginning January 1, 1990.  Every 
federal covered employer must pay each employee under 18 wages 
at a rate of at least $3.02 $3.20 an hour beginning January 1, 
1988, $3.47 an hour beginning January 1, 1989, $3.56 an hour 
beginning January 1, 1990.  Every state covered employer must 
pay each employee under 18 wages at a rate of at least $3.15 an 
hour beginning January 1, 1988, $3.29 an hour beginning January 
1, 1989, and $3.42 an hour beginning January 1, 1990. 
     (c) Notwithstanding paragraph (b), the minimum hourly wage 
for federal or state covered employees who receive $35 or more 
in gratuities per month shall be $3.35 an hour for those 
employees who are 18 years of age or older and $3.02 an hour for 
those employees who are under 18 years of age.  This paragraph 
applies only until January 1, 1989. 
    Sec. 2.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    Section 1 is effective January 1, 1988. 
    Approved May 29, 1987