New York State (Remainder), New York Local Minimum Wage for 2018, 2019
While New York's state minimum wage is $11.10 per hour, New York State (Remainder) has set its own, higher minimum wage rate that applies to employees of all companies who work within New York State (Remainder). New York State (Remainder)'s minimum wage is currently $0.00 higher than the New York minimum wage, and it was last raised to $11.10 per hour on 12/31/2018.
Because New York State (Remainder) has a higher minimum wage rate than the one set by New York or the Federal government, the higher local minimum wage rate takes precedence and must be paid to all employees covered by the local minimum wage regulation.
Keep in mind that New York and the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act both define various minimum wage exemptions and other labor laws that may apply to employees in New York State (Remainder). You can find more information about New York's minimum wage and labor laws on this site.
New York State (Remainder) Minimum Wage Increase
New York State (Remainder) recently increased their minimum wage from $11.10 to $11.10 per hour, which took effect on December 31st, 2018. The increase raised New York State (Remainder)'s minimum wage by $0.00 per hour.
Other Local Minimum Wage Rates in New York
In addition to New York State (Remainder), there are other localities in New York that have passed municipal minimum wage legislation. The following is a table of other New York localities with established minimum wage laws.
|Locality||Applies To||Minimum Wage||Comparison to State|
|Long Island & Westchester Counties||All employees||$12.00||+$0.90|
|New York City||10 or less employees||$13.50||+$2.40|
|11 or more employees||$15.00||+$3.90|
|Fast Food (Hospitality industry)||$15.00||+$3.90|