New York Minimum Wage Increases New Years Eve
Your paycheck will end 2017 on a higher note. New York minimum wage will increase on New Years Eve.
According to the Auburn Pub, workers across New York state will see the minimum wage at $10.40 an hour, up from $9.70. Now naturally other parts of the state see a higher increase:
Beginning Dec. 31, the minimum wage for workers at large New York City companies with at least 11 employees will rise from $11 to $13 an hour. For employees at small firms with 10 employees or less, the minimum wage will be $12 an hour, up from $10.50. In Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties, the minimum wage will increase from $10 to $11 an hour. "
Here in Upstate, it will take longer for the minimum wage to reach $15 an hour. The minimum wage for the rest of the state will rise to $11.10 at the end of 2018, $11.80 at the end of 2019, and $12.50 on Dec. 31, 2020.