Wages, Hours & Dismissal Rights ← Knowledge Base Can an employer pay an individual under 20 years of age less than the applicable minimum wage rate? Are breaks or lunch periods required? Are benefits such as vacation, sick leave, and health insurance required? If an employee is terminated when are his or her final wages due? If an employee quits his job, when are the final wages due to him? What does an employee need to do to request a "Letter of Dismissal"? Does an employer have to furnish employees with a statement of deductions? Can an employer require its employees to work more than eight hours a day or more than 40 hours per week? Can an employer reduce the wages of its employees? Is an employee required to give his/her employer two weeks notice when quitting a job? What is the minimum wage? When will it be determined if the state minimum wage will increase or decrease? When does overtime come into effect?