Prevailing Wage

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Construction Workers

If you are employed by a contractor or subcontractor performing construction, replacement, maintenance or repair on a New York City public works project you may be entitled to prevailing wages under New York State Labor Law Section 220.

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Building Service Work

If you are employed by a contractor or subcontractor performing building service work for City agencies, such as cleaning, security or landscaping, you may be entitled to prevailing wages under New York State Labor Law Section 230. You may be entitled to prevailing wages under Real Property Tax Law §421-a if you perform these same services for a landlord that receives a tax abatement in a building with 50 or more dwelling units which was built after 2007. You may also be entitled to prevailing wages under NYC Administrative Code 6-130 if you perform these same services for a landlord that receives financial assistance from the City of New York or leases space to a City agency.

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Homecare, Day Care, Head Start and Cerebral Palsy Services

If you are employed by a contractor or subcontractor performing homecare services, day care services, head start services, or services to persons with cerebral palsy for City agencies you may be entitled to living wages under NYC Administrative Code 6-109.

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Employers Receiving Financial Assistance from the City of New York

If a business with annual gross revenues of $5 million or more receives $1 million or more in financial assistance from the City of New York, then the business, its tenants, sub-tenants, contractors, subcontractors and concessionaires may be required to pay their employees living wage and benefits under NYC Administrative Code 6-134.

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Food Services or Temporary Office Services

If you are employed by a contractor or subcontractor performing food services or temporary office services for City agencies you may be entitled to prevailing wages under NYC Administrative Code 6-109.