New York minimum wage for fast food workers

Effective July 1, 2021, all fast food workers in New York state must make at least $15.00 per hour. This fact sheet provides additional information about this new minimum wage >

For more information on the definition of a fast food establishment and what is considered a chain, please see the Hospitality Industry Regulations available at this link >

By Megan Butz
General Counsel, HR Compliance, Checkwriters
Megan joined Checkwriters in 2020 and is responsible for reviewing, revising, and implementing internal policies of the company, advising on human resource, employment, and labor matters, and monitoring and publishing state and federal legal updates to the Checkwriters News and Compliance Center for distribution to thousands of clients around the country. Before joining Checkwriters, Megan served as a judicial law clerk for the justices of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court performing legal research and writing, followed by private practice in Cape Cod.

Go back