PARDALIS & NOHAVICKA LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE:
New Minimum Wage Standards Take Effect in New York in Just a Few Days -- Don't Get Caught Watching the Paint Dry!
From 12/31/2016 to 12/30/2017, the basic minimum wage is $9.70 per hour in most of New York State. There are different minimum wage rates for the fast food industry; Long Island; Westchester County; and large and small employers in New York City.
The rates for each industry can be found at the following site: