Definitions Texas Minimum Wage
Agriculture piece rate work
is a person who is employed as a hand harvest worker in agriculture and, is paid on a piece rate in a organization for which the pay is customarily and generally recognized as a piece rate in the region of employment.Agriculture
includes: Farming (all branches) Cultivating and tilling the soil Dairying Producing, cultivating, growing, harvesting on an agricultural or horticultural commodityAgricultural Marketing
is: Raising livestock, bees, fur-bearing animals, poultry and, any work performed by a farmer on a farm incidental or in conjunction with farming operations, including: Foresty or lumber operations Preparation for market and Delivery to the storage, market or a carrier for transportation to the market.
You should receive at the end of each pay period a written and signed earnings statement from your employer covering the pay period that you have agreed with your employer. The earnings statement (stated on a check, voucher, document etc.) must show:
- your name
- rate of pay
- total amount of pay earned by you during the pay period
- any deductions from your pay
- the amount of pay after all the deductions are made
- the number of hours worked by you
- produced units by you if you are paid on a piece rate
Governmental entities are for example: municipality, a county, a special district, a junior college district, a political subdivision of state.
Texas Minimum Wage Act: establishes a minimum wage for non-exempt employees. It requires covered employers who provide their employees with a written earnings statement. The act designates the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) as the responsible agency to give information about the Act.