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New York Wage and Hour Recordkeeping Requirements

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Employers in New York must conform with these state rules relating to wage and hour recordkeeping requirements.

In New York, every employer must establish, maintain and preserve weekly payroll records for a minimum of six years, including the following information for each employee for each week worked:

  • the hours worked;
  • the rate or rates of pay and the basis for the pay;
  • gross wages;
  • deductions;
  • allowances, if any, claimed as part of the minimum wage;
  • net wages; and
  • other information the commissioner deems material and necessary.

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