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Minimum Wage and Family Leave Updates

On April 4, 2016 Governor Cuomo signed legislation which will create two significant changes for employers in New York State. These changes include bringing the State’s minimum wage to $15 an hour and the implementation of Paid Family Leave. Below you will find a summary of the changes to the New York State minimum wage and information on New York State Paid Family Leave.

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