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Legislative Updates

    Below is a listing of Federal and State legislative updates

    OSHA 300

    Employers must post OSHA 300 form by February 1

     

    NYS Minimum Wage effective 12/31/2018

    The Minimum Wage rates are scheduled to increase each year on 12/31 until they reach $15.00 per hour. Employers must post a Minimum Wage Information poster in their establishment.

    General Minimum Wage Rate Schedule
    Location 12/31/16 12/31/17 12/31/18 12/31/19 12/31/20 2021*
    NYC - Large Employers (of 11 or more) $11.00 $13.00 $15.00      
    NYC - Small Employers (10 or less) $10.50 $12.00 $13.50 $15.00    
    Long Island & Westchester $10.00 $11.00 $12.00 $13.00 $14.00 $15.00
    Remainder of New York State $9.70 $10.40 $11.10 $11.80 $12.50 *

    * Annual increases for the rest of the state will continue until the rate reaches $15 minimum wage (and $10 tipped wage). Starting 2021, the annual increases will be published by the Commissioner of Labor on or before October 1. They will be based on percentage increases determined by the Director of the Division of Budget, based on economic indices, including the Consumer Price Index.

    Salary Threshold for Exempt New Weekly Rate

    • $832.00 per week ($43,264  annually) on and after 12/31/18
    • $885.00 per week ($46,020 annually) on and after 12/31/19
    • $937.50 per week ($48,750 annually) on and after 12/31/20