As of December 31, 2022, the minimum wage for most employees in New York state shall be:
NYC – 15.00/hr.
Westchester and Long Island – 15.00/hr.
Rest of NYS - $14.20/hr.
As of December 31, 2022, the allowable "tip credit" for food service workers and the minimum cash wage will increase for employees working outside New York City, Westchester, or Long Island.
(other than a food service worker or fast-food employee, who customarily receives tips.)
As of December 31, 2022, the salary threshold for employees working outside of New York City, Westchester, or Long Island is increasing. The salary threshold is the minimum salary employers can pay workers classified as exempt pursuant to the administrative and executive exemptions under New York state law.
This chart reflects the salary thresholds, effective December 31, 2022:
Employers must pay particular attention as the year-end approaches to ensure that those positions they intend to keep remain exempt and are updating the rest of their policies and procedures accordingly.
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