The current minimum wage in Georgia is actually $5.15, but the law does not apply to employers who are subject to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
Georgia does not have any laws regarding paying employees a lesser rate than the standard minimum wage, but most employers are exempt from the state’s minimum wage because they are required to comply with the FLSA.
The FLSA requires employers to pay tipped employees a minimum wage of $2.13.
Georgia does not have any state laws governing overtime. However, the Fair Labor Standards Act always applies and requires that non-exempt employees be paid 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek.
The federal overtime rule stipulates that the minimum salary requirement for administrative, professional, and executive exemptions is $684 per week, or $35,568 per year. Workers making at least this salary level may be eligible for overtime based on their job duties.
Georgia does not have any laws regarding meal breaks.
There are no federal, state laws regarding rest breaks.