NY labor department eyes food-service pay

Crain's NY Business — May 11, 2009

Minimum wage regulations for tipped employees working in New York State are being reevaluated in the wake of the national minimum wage increase set to happen in July. Currently, tipped workers in New York State are paid on a tiered system. They make $4.60 an hour unless the tips on their shift do not exceed $7.15 per hour. Labor groups are pushing New York State to follow California's example and eliminate the tiered wage system.

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