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NY Minimum Wage and Salary Basis Increases

Effective December 31, 2020, the minimum wage and salary threshold will increase based on the employer’s size, geographic location or industry as follows:

Next Steps for Employers

Employers should review their wage and hour practices to ensure that their employees are properly classified as exempt or non-exempt and that the correct minimum wage and overtime rates and/or salary levels are being paid to employees.

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