New York State Minimum Wage -       $8.00 per hour            as of December  2013
NY Labor Law section 652                                                     

Federal Minimum Wage -                     $7.25 per hour           as of July 2009
FLSA sec. 6 (29 U.S.C. § 206)

On December 31,2014  the minimum wage in new York  will be $8.75 per hour

For more information about the New York State Minimum Wage, please see our ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ section, or contact the New York Attorney General’s Labor Bureau at 212-416-8700 or the New York State Department of Labor at 1 (888) 469-7365.

For more information about the Federal Minimum Wage, contact the U.S. Department of Labor at 1-866-4-USWAGE or visit