Preliminary Wage Schedules

A preliminary Schedule of Wage and Supplement Rates for the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 which the Comptroller of the City of New York has determined to be prevailing has been posted on the Comptroller’s website as indicated on the right. The final Schedule of Rates and Supplements will be published on July 1, 2016.

Prevailing Wage

Prevailing wage is the wage and benefit rate set annually by the New York City Comptroller for each trade or occupation for covered employees of contractors performing public works projects and building service work for New York City government agencies.

Prevailing wage rates for construction, replacement, maintenance or repair work on New York City public works projects are contained in the Comptroller’s Labor Law 220 schedules.

Prevailing wage rates for New York City building service work, such as cleaning, security and landscaping are contained in the Comptroller’s Labor Law 230 schedules.

Prevailing wage rates for food services or temporary office services for New York City agencies are contained in the NYC Administrative Code 6-109 schedule.

Living Wage

Living wage is the minimum wage and benefit rate set by law for all covered employees of contractors that enter into certain service contracts with the City of New York, or receive certain types of financial assistance from the City of New York.

Living wage rates and the rules regarding their applicability are contained in the NYC Administrative Code 6-109 schedule and 6-134 schedule.

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