On December 31, 2016, the minimum wage in New York is increasing by varying amounts, depending on an employer’s location. The new poster provides different wage rates for the following regions: New York City, Long Island and Westchester County, and the remainder of New York State.
NYC Minimum Wage Rates for Large and Small Employers
For employers with 11 or more employees, the minimum wage in New York City will be $11.00 per hour. For employers with 10 or fewer employees, the minimum wage will be $10.50 per hour.
What’s in Store for Long Island & Westchester County?
The minimum wage will be $10.00 per hour in Long Island and Westchester County.
What’s the Rate for the Remainder of New York State?
The minimum wage in the rest of New York State will be $9.70 per hour.
Future Minimum Wage Increases Are on Our Radar
The minimum wage in New York is scheduled to increase at the end of each year, for the different regions, until it reaches $15.00 per hour. We’ll keep a close watch for the changes as each year draws to a close.
Let Us Help You Stay in Compliance
If you sign up for our OneSystem 1-Year Compliance Plan, you will automatically receive the updated New York poster once it becomes available. And because we offer free automatic updates, regardless of how many changes might occur during the year, you can count on us to keep you in compliance!