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Sub-minimum Wage Licensing

The Commissioner may issue licenses to certain individuals or entities, authorizing the employment of individuals meeting certain criteria to work for less than the minimum wage. Sub-minimum wage may apply to students enrolled in a vocational program or individuals with disabilities whose productive capacity to work is impaired by a physical or mental disability.

Information on the license process can be found in N.D.C.C. § 34-06-15 and N.D. Admin Code § 46-02-07-02(2), (3).

  • 600 East Boulevard Ave
  • Dept 406
  • Bismarck ND 58505-0340
  • (701) 328-2660
  • 1-800-582-8032 - In-state toll-free
  • 1-800-366-6888 or 1-800-366-6889 - TTY (Relay ND)
  • (701) 328-2031 Fax