There are new rules afoot in New York State. With the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019 come new minimum wage requirements. Effective December 31st, the minimum wage increased to $11.10 per hour in upstate areas like Erie, Monroe, and Niagara Counties. This is contrasted against New York City employers of 11 or more individuals where there minimum wage has increased to $15 per hour.

It pays to do a quick review of your payroll materials to ensure your business remains in compliance with New York law. It sometimes can be tricky since the federal minimum wage is considerably lower.

For payroll and other employee-related legal issues, you can count on the attorneys at The Coppola Firm to keep you up to date.