Employers may establish a dress code or require employees to wear uniforms. However, unless it would create an undue hardship on the business, an employer must reasonably accommodate an employee’s religious beliefs or practices, including dress and grooming.
The current minimum wage in North Dakota is $7.25.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $4.86.
Employers, except for those who work in certain gaming organizations, are prohibited from requiring employees to participate in a tip pooling or sharing agreement.
North Dakota law requires employers to pay non-exempt employees an overtime rate of 1 ½ their regular rate for all hours worked in a workweek in excess of 40.
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.
Employers must provide employees with an unpaid 30-minute meal break when scheduled to work more than 5 hours and 2 or more employees are on duty.
There are no additional requirements to provide rest breaks in North Dakota.
According to federal regulations, if breaks are provided and the break lasts less than 20 minutes, it must be paid.
Retail employers must allow their employees to have at least 24 consecutive hours off from work in every seven-day period.
A retail employer must grant an employee’s request for time off to attend worship services once a week, unless any of the following apply:
It would cause a substantial economic burden
It would impose a significant burden on other employees required to cover for the employee
The employer made a reasonable effort to accommodate the employee’s request