New York announces an end of tipped wages across industries
News by Editorial Team 08 Jan 2020
According to an announcement from Governor Cuomo’s office, New York state would be eliminating subminimum wages for tipped employees across miscellaneous industries statewide. As per the announcement the change would be done in two phases. The first phase would see the difference between minimum wage and current tip wages halved on June 30, 2020, and completely eliminated by December 31, 2020. The change would affect more than 70,000 people in various jobs including but not restricting to nail and salon workers, car wash workers, and other employees who come under the tipped employees' category.