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2014 Wage Board

Changes to New York State Regulations Governing Wages and Tips of Workers in the Hospitality Industry
On February 24, 2015, Acting Commissioner of Labor Mario J. Musolino issued an Order responding to the Report and Recommendations of the 2014 Wage Board. The Order is available online.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has directed State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera to convene a Wage Board to review and recommend any changes to the relevant regulations for food service workers and service employees in New York State.

Members of the Wage Board are:
Chair Timothy Grippen, Retired Broome County Executive
Heather C. Briccetti, President and CEO of the Business Council
Peter Ward, President of the New York Hotel Trade Council

Wage Board Meetings and Hearings
Date/TimeLocationWage Board Meetings and Documents
9/15/2014
9:30 a.m.
Building 12, Harriman Campus, Albany
75 Varick Street, 7th floor, New York City
Meeting: Notice Agenda Charge to the Board Statistics Webcast
10/3/2014
Noon - 3 p.m.
Senator John Hughes State Office Building
Main Conference Room
333 East Washington Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Hearing: Notice Webcast
10/20/2014
10:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building
Art Gallery (2nd Floor)
163 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
Hearing: Notice Webcast
11/13/2014
Noon - 3 p.m.
Mahoney State Office Building
Hearing Room Part 6
65 Court Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Hearing: Notice Webcast
12/9/2014
Noon - 3 p.m.
Harriman State Office Campus
Building 12, Training Rooms D and E
Albany, NY 12240
Hearing: Notice Webcast
12/10/2014
Noon
Harriman State Office Campus
Building 12, Training Rooms D and E
Albany, NY 12240
Meeting: Notice Agenda Webcast
12/17/2014
2:30 p.m.
Harriman State Office Campus
Building 12, Room 544
Albany, NY 12240
Meeting: Notice Agenda Webcast
1/8/2015
3 p.m.
Building 12, Harriman Campus, Albany
75 Varick Street, 7th floor, New York City
Meeting: Notice Agenda Webcast
1/30/2015
1:30p.m.
Building 12, Harriman Campus, Albany
75 Varick Street, 7th floor, New York City
Hotel Trades Council, 707 Eighth Avenue, NYC
Meeting: Notice Agenda Webcast

Commissioner Rivera's Charge to the Board

Written Testimony Received by the Board (Note: the deadline to submit testimony was Dec. 15, 2014)

Wage Board Report and Recommendations filed February 4, 2015

Order of Acting Commissioner of Labor Mario J. Musolino on the Report and Recommendations of the 2014 Hospitality Wage Board issued February 24, 2015

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