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Minimum Wage Update

As of Dec. 31, 2013, New York State's minimum wage has increased to $8 per hour. If you have questions, please review the Frequently Asked Questions below. If you need additional assistance or to file a complaint, please call: 1-888-4NYSDOL (469-7365).

Please see the Minimum Wage Webinar information at the bottom of this page.

Minimum Wage Increase 

Beginning December 31, 2013, New York State's minimum wage will increase in a series of three annual changes as follows:

$8.00 on 12/31/13              $8.75 on 12/31/14              $9.00 on 12/31/15


Hospitality Industry FAQs for Employers

Hospitality Industry FAQs for Employees

All Other Industries FAQs for Employers

All Other Industries FAQs for Employees


Minimum Wage Posters

LS 110 Minimum Wage Poster for Agricultural Industry

LS 207 Minimum Wage Poster



Building Service Wage Order

Part 141 - Minimum Wage Order Summary - Building Service


CR 141 - Minimum Wage Order  - Building Service 


Miscellaneous Industries Wage Order

Part 142 - Minimum Wage Order Summary - Miscellaneous 


CR 142 - Minimum Wage Order - Miscellaneous 


Non-Profit Wage Order

CR 143 - Minimum Wage Order - Non-Profit


Hospitality Industry Wage Order

Part 146 - Minimum Wage Order Summary - Hospitality


CR 146 - Minimum Wage Order - Hospitality 


LS 400 Guidance for Hospitality Industry



If you have any questions about the increase in minimum wage, please contact an office of the Division of Labor Standards.



Minimum Wage Webinars held November 12-15, 2013


To view the recorded Minimum Wage Increase Webinar for Hospitality Industry Employers, follow the link below and enter this password (all lowercase):  hospitality2013


To view the recorded Minimum Wage Increase Webinar for All Other Industries’ Employers, follow this link and enter this password (all lowercase): allother2013


We hope the webinars are informative, and that you provide us with feedback by following this link and completing a very brief survey.

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