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Changes to W-4 Form renamed the Employee’s Withholding Certificate!

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NY to End Below-Minimum Wage for 70K Tipped Employees

Over 70,000 tipped workers will no longer receive below-minimum wages by the end of 2020. More…

Governor Cuomo Announces End of Subminimum Wage Across Miscellaneous Industries Statewide

Order Impacts Over 70,000 People Statewide Including: Nail Salon Workers, Hairdressers, Aestheticians, Car Wash Workers, Valet Parking Attendants, Door-Persons, & Tow Truck Drivers More….


New York State’s Minimum Wage

As part of the 2016-17 State Budget, Governor Cuomo signed legislation enacting a statewide $15 minimum wage plan that will lift the earnings of more than 2.1 million New Yorkers, in all industries across the state. The Governor’s plan takes the needs of workers and businesses alike into account. More…

Tipped wage eliminated? These employers say they have to pay above minimum wage anyway

Stephen Weekes runs a chain of car washes in the Albany area, but he won’t be affected by the governor’s decision to eliminate a lower minimum wage for his industry.
Weekes already has to pay above the minimum wage as is to attract employees.
“We never have, and we do not use the tipped wage. With the economy being so good and the competitiveness for employees, I don’t think we could’ve used the tipped wage if we wanted to,” said Weekes, who runs Spritz Car Wash. More…

Tip Credit Bill Update

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has concerns that it doesn’t cover the entire state. Should all NY car wash workers get the minimum wage? More…

Talks Over Some New York State Bills Stretch Into New Year

A minimum-wage bill for ‘carwasheros’ and the creation of a special high school in Syracuse are among the stalled measures

The fate of 11 bills that the New York state Legislature passed earlier this year isn’t likely to be decided until 2020, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo has delayed signing them into law over a variety of concerns, a gubernatorial aide said. More…

Proposed Call-In PAY REGULATIONS Update (3/19)

March 1, 2019

NYSCWA Members,

As you should know, the New York State Car Wash Association, (NYSCWA) along with many other businesses as well as The Business Council of New York State, have been fighting the Department of Labor’s Call In/Call Out proposed regulations for more than a year. I was made aware that according to a Department of Labor (DOL) spokesperson the DOL has decided to allow the proposed regulations to expire and not pursue their implementation. More…

TIP CREDIT Update (1/19)

The New York State Department of Labor (DOL) has still not decided whether or not to eliminate or change the sub-minimum wage for tipped workers. More…


Every employer in New York State is required to adopt a sexual harassment prevention policy no matter the size of the business in the Governor’s efforts to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.

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The Quickest, Easiest Way to Get Compliant with NY State’s Sexual Harassment Mandate
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Citi Field Stadium!

Friday, May 28 – 7pm game

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Northeast Regional Carwash Convention

Northeast Regional Carwash Convention

2021 NRCC
October 4-6

Atlantic City Convention Center
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino


2021 NRCC Keynote Speaker

November 15-17, 2021

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