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Minimum Wage for Home Health Aides Jumps to $15.20 per hour effective October 1st

October 4, 2022

In accordance with Public Health Law section 3614-f, effective October 1, 2022, the minimum wage for home health aides increased by $2 from the basic minimum hourly rates set forth in the miscellaneous wage order.  The minimum wage for health care aides effective October 1, 2022, is $17.00 per hour in New York City, Long Island and Westchester, and $15.20 per hour for the remainder of New York State. This rate must be used to calculate other wage and hour requirements such as overtime and spread of hours.


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