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Employment Laws known as Labor Standards

The Division of Labor Standards enforces the New York State Labor Laws that govern:

  • Minimum wage
  • Hours of work
  • Child Labor
  • Payment of wages and wage supplements
  • Industrial homework
  • Apparel industry registration
  • Registration of Professional Employer Organizations
  • Farm labor 

We also enforce the Employment Agency Law outside New York City.  This law falls under Article 11 of the General Business Law. 

Part 146 - Hospitality Wage Order covering the Hotel and Restaurant Industries.

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