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Wage & Hour Law

  • Minimum Wage:  
    • The minimum wage in is the same as the federal minimum wage: $7.25 an hour. 

      Queens County Minimum Wage

      The minimum wage in all of New York City, including Queens County, is $15 an hour.

  • Overtime Pay: Every state has rules about weekly maximum hours and overtime. Learn about the overtime laws in and whether they apply to you.
  • Wage Claims: If you're being unlawfully underpaid, you need to learn how to file a "Wage Claim" in . 
  • Tips : Every state has special pay rates for tipped workers. Find out the rules for tipped workers in .
    • In , your employer may pay you a minimum wage of $2.13 an hour, as long as you earn enough in tips to bring your total hourly pay up to the full minimum wage, $7.25 an hour. If you don’t earn enough in tips to bring your compensation to the full minimum wage, your employer must make up the difference.

  • State Labor Board:
    • Learn more about your rights under law from the .

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