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26 Oct

October 2021 New York HR Legal Updates

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New York Minimum Wage Increase

Update Applicable to:
All employers in New York.

What happened?
On September 22, 2021, the New York State Division of the Budget issued a report on the minimum wage rate increase schedule for specific counties in New York.

What are the details?
The wage rates, scheduled to take effect December 31, 2021, on the report recommends increasing the minimum wage in the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, and Winchester counties to $15.00 per hour.

For more information, please see the links below:

Minimum Wage Increase Schedule


What do employers need to do?
Employers should review the report and their current payroll policies to make any applicable changes to comply when the changes take effect.