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New York minimum wage salary threshold for exempt employees will increase

New York minimum wage salary threshold for exempt employees will increase

New York minimum wage, New York, minimum wage

IMPORTANT LAW UPDATE FOR ALL EMPLOYERS IN NEW YORK

Effective December 31, 2018, the New York State minimum wage and salary threshold for
exempt employees will increase.

Minimum Wage

New York City:
Large employers (11 or more employees) $15.00
Small employers (10 or less employees) $13.50
Long Island and Westchester $12.00
Remainder of the State $11.10

Fast Food Workers

New York City $15.00
Remainder of the State $12.75

Salary Threshold

New York City:
-Large employers (11 or more employees) $1,125.00 per week
-Small employers (10 or less employees) $1,012.50 per week
-Long Island and Westchester $900.00 per week
-Remainder of the State $832.00 per week

Please note that just because an employee is paid a salary does not mean he or she is exempt from overtime.

There will also be corresponding increases to the allowances for tips, meals, lodging, utilities, and uniform maintenance.

Please contact an attorney at Franklin, Gringer & Cohen, P.C. at 516-228-3131 for the specifics regarding these increases and any other labor and employment questions.

 

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