Category Archives: Minimum Wage / Overtime

MINIMUM WAGE ON THE RISE

If you are earning minimum wage, expect that rate to rise in the coming years. Recent media reports suggest that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to push for the approval of a new statewide minimum wage of $10.10/hour.  Further, Cuomo also has a plan to allow localities to set their minimum wage up to… Read more »

MINIMUM WAGE LAWS: THE LEAST YOUR COVERED EMPLOYER CAN DO FOR YOU

The good news for New Yorkers is that a minimum wage increase to $9 was recently approved by the New York Legislature. The minimum wage is currently $7.25 an hour and will rise in increments of 75 cents an hour over the course of the next two years, until it reaches $9 an hour in… Read more »