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New York raises minimum wage and enacts paid family leave

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New York has moved forward with a new, higher minimum wage and paid family leave.

Legislation enacted earlier this spring includes a historic increase in the minimum wage (currently $9.00 per hour) that will ultimately reach $15 per hour for all workers in New York State. The increases vary based on employer size and geographic location.

The paid leave program will eventually grant eligible employees up to 12 weeks of paid family leave.

Minimum wage in & near NYC

For large New York City employers (with 11 or more employees) the minimum wage will increase to:

  • $11 per hour on Dec. 31, 2016
  • $13 per hour on Dec. 31, 2017
  • $15 per hour on Dec. 31, 2018.

For small New York City employers (with 10 or fewer employees), the minimum wage will increase to:

  • $10.50 per hour on Dec. 31, 2016
  • $12 per hour on Dec. 31, 2017
  • $13.50 per hour on Dec. 31, 2018
  • $15 per hour on Dec. 31, 2019.

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