This policy describes how the University sets the minimum wage pay for employees to be in compliance with applicable federal laws.

Policy Statement 

This policy describes how the University sets the minimum wage pay for employees to be in compliance with applicable federal laws.

Reason for Policy

The minimum hourly wage paid to all nonexempt staff, including part time, student, temporary, and limited service employees, is regulated by the U.S. Department of Labor federal minimum wage and the New York State Department of Labor.

Who Is Governed by this Policy

Faculty and Staff

Policy

All Adelphi University employees (including students, hourly and temporary employees) will be paid no less than the Federally mandated minimum wage as prescribed by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), or the State required minimum wage, whichever is greater.

Definitions

This policy does not have definitions associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Procedures

When an offer of employment is made by the appropriate office, the hourly wage must be made at or above the required minimum wage.  The Office of Human Resources should be contacted with any questions regarding the minimum wage.

If the minimum wage changes, the Office of Human Resources will automatically change the hourly rate to comply with the law.

Forms

This policy does not have forms associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Related Information

This policy does not have related information at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Document History

  • Last Reviewed Date: September 13, 2018
  • Last Revised Date: September 13, 2018
  • Policy Origination Date: Unknown

Who Approved This Policy

Jane Fisher, Director of Employment, Employee and Labor Relations

Contacts

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