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New York State (Remainder) Minimum Wage Laws New York State (Remainder), New York Local Minimum Wage for 2019, 2020

While New York's state minimum wage is $11.80 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). A minimum wage increase is currently scheduled in New York State (Remainder), but until the effective date of 12/31/2020 the state minimum wage rate of $11.80 will apply.

Current Minimum Wage
$11.80 / hour
Effective 12/31/2019
Future Minimum Wage
$12.50 / hour
Effective 12/31/2020
Comparison to State Wage

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) has a scheduled increase to the minimum wage from $11.80 to $12.50 per hour, which will take effect on December 31st, 2020. The increase will raise New York State (Remainder)'s minimum wage by $0.70 per hour.

New York State (Remainder) Minimum Wage Rates 2020 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 $13.00 +$1.20
New York City all employees. This is the year both large and small employers pay the same minimum wage. $15.00 +$3.20
  Fast Food (Hospitality industry) $15.00 +$3.20

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