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Unless specifically exempt, all employees subject to the provisions of the Idaho Minimum Wage Law must be paid at least $6.55 per hour. The minimum wage for tipped employees is currently $3.35 per hour. In 2002, the Idaho legislature extended coverage of the state minimum wage provisions to farm workers.
New employees under twenty years of age may be paid $4.25 per hour during their first ninety consecutive calendar days of employment with an employer. For information on additional exemptions to the minimum wage provisions, refer to the Guide to Idaho Labor Laws.
Have you been discriminated against by a potential or current employer -- as a job applicant or current employee? To best protect your legal rights you should discuss your situation with an employment lawyer. Meet with a local employment for employees attorney sooner rather than later to protect your rights.