Mineola, NY- Effective August 1, 2017, the current Living Wage rate for employees of vendors
with Nassau County service contracts will increase to $16.07 per hour for employees without
health benefits from $15.78, and to $13.98 per hour with health benefits from $13.73. The
increases are adjusted annually based on the New York Metropolitan CPI-U Index, and will
remain in effect until July 31, 2018.
The Nassau County Living Wage Law was enacted by the Nassau County Legislature in 2006
to raise the minimum wage of the employees of vendors with County service contracts. The
County Attorney is responsible for calculating the annual increases and the Comptroller’s
Office is responsible for auditing the rate increase and in monitoring compliance with the Law.
For a copy of the updated Living Wage Law Poster please connect with Nassau County
Comptroller Maragos online: