Federal Minimum Wage

(Effective 7/24/2009)


Wage and Hour Frequently Asked Questions

Montana's Minimum Wage


    • Any enterprise engaged in interstate commerce or the production of goods through such commerce
    • Private hospitals
    • Private schools
    • Preschools and day care centers
    • Fraternal organizations
    • Sheltered workshops
    • Federal employees
    • State/Public sector employees and employees of the political subdivisions
    • Domestic service workers such as maids, chauffeurs, cooks, or full-time baby-sitters
    • Retail and service establishments whose gross annual sales exceeds $500,000
    • Communication and transportation workers
    • Employees who handle, ship or receive goods moving in interstate commerce
    • Clerical or other workers who regularly use the mail or telephone for interstate communication or who keep records on interstate transactions
    • Employees​ who regularly cross state lines in the course of their work
    • Employees of independent employers who perform clerical, custodial, maintenance or other work for firms engaged in commerce or the production of goods for commerce
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