MINIMUM WAGE INFORMATION

MINIMUM WAGE INFORMATION BY NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Effective 07/24/09

Basic Hourly Rate $7.25 per hour

Overtime Rate
For most occupations, employees must be paid overtime after 40 hours of work in a week at 1 1⁄2 times their hourly rate of pay. For residentialemployees, the overtime rate applies after 44 hours.

Tips
A specified allowance may be credited toward the minimum wage for tips earned.

Meals and Lodging
A specific credit may be granted toward the minimum wage for meals and/or lodging provided by the employer.

Federal Law
Employees covered under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act must be paid in accordance with State law and also in accordance with higher federal requirements, where applicable.

Other Wage Requirements
A specific amount must be paid, in addition to the minimum wage, for the maintenance of required uniforms.
There are provisions for other supplemental wages in New York State Industry wage orders. These may include a part-time rate, daily call-in pay and a rate for split shift or spread of hours. Whether a par ticular supplemental wage applies depends on the provisions of the industry wage order covering the employment.

For more information: Wage and Hour Law

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