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South Carolina Inheritance Law & Probate Procedure

South Carolina Wage & Hour Law

  • South Carolina Minimum Wage:  
    • South Carolina does not have its own minimum wage law. Therefore, employees in South Carolina are entitled to earn at least the federal minimum wage, $7.25 an hour. 

      Greenville County Minimum Wage

      The minimum wage in Greenville County is $7.25 an hour, the federal minimum wage. South Carolina law prohibits city and county governments from adopting a local minimum wage that's higher than the federal minimum wage.

  • Overtime Pay: Every state has rules about weekly maximum hours and overtime. Learn about the overtime laws in South Carolina and whether they apply to you.
  • Wage Claims: If you're being unlawfully underpaid, you need to learn how to file a "Wage Claim" in South Carolina. 
  • Tips : Every state has special pay rates for tipped workers. Find out the rules for tipped workers in South Carolina.
    • In South Carolina, your employer may pay you a minimum wage of $2.13 an hour, as long as you earn enough in tips to bring your total hourly pay up to the full minimum wage, $7.25 an hour. If you don’t earn enough in tips to bring your compensation to the full minimum wage, your employer must make up the difference.

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