The Minimum Wage Act (Article 19 of the New York State Labor Law) requires that all employees in New York State receive at least $13.20 an hour beginning December 31, 2021. Minimum wage rates differ based on industry and region. Rates will increase each year until they reach $15.00 per hour. • Fast food industry workers in NYC - $15.00 • Fast food industry workers outside NYC - $15.00 • Long Island & Westchester County - $15.00 • All NYC employers - $15.00 • Tipped workers - rates vary by region. See Wage Order Summary. • Remainder of New York State - $13.20 These rates are in effect from December 31, 2021 through December 30, 2022.