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New York Employment Law Update – January 2017

January 03, 2017

New York

New York Amends Wage Orders Regarding Salary Threshold for White Collar Employees

The New York Department of Labor has adopted proposed changes to its wage orders, which increase the salary threshold for “white collar” executive and administrative employees to qualify as exempt. Accordingly, employers are required to pay the following minimum salaries as of their respective dates to maintain the executive and administrative overtime exemption under New York law:

Large employers (those with 11 or more employees) in New York City:

  • $825 per week effective December 31, 2016.
  • $975 per week effective December 31, 2017.
  • $1,125 per week effective December 31, 2018.

Small employers (those with 10 or fewer employees) in New York City:

  • $787.50 per week effective December 31, 2016.
  • $900 per week effective December 31, 2017.
  • $1,012.50 per week effective December 31, 2018.
  • $1,125 per week effective December 31, 2019.

Employers in Long Island and Westchester:

  • $750 per week effective December 31, 2016.
  • $825 per week effective December 31, 2017.
  • $900 per week effective December 31, 2018.
  • $975 per week effective December 31, 2019.
  • $1,050 per week effective December 31, 2020.
  • $1,125 per week effective December 31, 2021.

Employers in the remainder of New York State (outside of New York City, Long Island, and Westchester):

  • $727.50 per week effective December 31, 2016.
  • $780 per week effective December 31, 2017.
  • $832 per week effective December 31, 2018.
  • $885 per week effective December 31, 2019.
  • $937.50 per week effective December 31, 2020.

View the Updated Wage Orders

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