OHIO HANDICAPPED MINIMUM WAGE LAW
In an effort to open employment doors for disabled individuals and to safeguard
the Ohio minimum wage laws, the Director of the Ohio Department of Commerce (ODOC)
may permit individuals whose earning capacity is impaired by physical or mental
deficiencies or injuries to work for lower than the applicable minimum wages.
This is done by means of obtaining one of the following types of licenses:
The ODOC Director, pursuant to section 4111.06, may authorize a special license
for payment of less than the applicable minimum wage rate at wages which are commensurate
with those paid non-disabled workers for the same type, quality, and quantity of
Applications for licenses may be copied from this site (link
here) and must be returned to:
Ohio Department of Commerce
Division of Industrial Compliance and Labor
Bureau of Wage & Hour Administration
6606 Tussing Rd.
PO Box 4009
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-9009
Phone: (614) 644-2239
There is a great untapped reservoir of people in our state -- people who can work
and want jobs. Physically and mentally disabled individuals have much to offer Ohio
The above is a summary of Section 4111.06.
This summary does not include all of the requirements to obtain a handicapped license.
Individuals should refer to Chapter 4111 for the specific requirements applicable
to them for a particular type of license or contact the Ohio Department of Commerce,
Wage and Hour Division. Information on this site is believed to be accurate but
is not guaranteed. The State of Ohio disclaims any liability for any errors or omissions.