New York Minimum Wage Now $15.00. per hour for some in NYC, $13.50, $12.00 per hour and $11.10 for New Yorkers

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New York State’s Minimum Wage gives New Yorkers a raise for 2019.


New York State’s Minimum Wage will employees benefit or will there be less jobs for workers and higher prices for customers?

The path for a statewide $15 minimum wage plan will begin to raise the earnings of more than 2.1 million New Yorkers, in all industries across the state.

Location12/31/1612/31/1712/31/1812/31/1912/31/202021*
NYC – Big Employers (of 11 or more)$11.00$13.00$15.00
NYC – Small Employers (10 or less)$10.50$12.00$13.50$15.00
Long Island & Westchester$10.00$11.00$12.00$13.00$14.00$15.00
Remainder of New York State Workers$9.70$10.40$11.10$11.80$12.50*

Every year or at the time of a pay change New York employers must provide employees a wage notice pursuant to NYLL-195(1) and on each payday a wage statements (paystubs) pursuant to NYLL-195(3).