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WAC 296-126-204

Minimum wage.

Except as otherwise provided by chapter 49.46 RCW:
(1) The minimum wage for kitchen helpers working in excess of 27 hours per week, camp cooks, and all employees other than counselor staff, shall be no less than $2.00 per hour for employees 18 years of age or older, and no less than $1.75 for employees under age 18.
(2) Minimum wage rates for counselor staff occupations shall be as follows:
minimum weekly rate
 
Nonresident Employee
(6-day week)
Resident Employee
(6-day week)
counselor iii
$66.00
 
$51.00
 
counselor ii
45.00
 
30.00
 
counselor i
36.00
 
21.00
 
(3) The minimum daily wage rate for resident or nonresident counselor staff shall be prorated from the six-day basis.
(4) Minimum wage provisions shall not apply to resident campers under the age of 18 who are engaged in an in-training program, which provides prepared instructions and supervision by qualified counselor staff, and which requires no more than 24 on-duty hours weekly. Such resident campers shall (a) carry no responsibility for other campers and no bunk responsibility, except as a defined part of the training program and (b) shall not enter such a program unless their parents or guardians sign an authorization, which includes an outline of the program and a description of the duties and responsibilities involved.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.12.091. WSR 78-03-004 (Order 78-1), § 296-126-204, filed 2/3/78.]
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