Frequency of Pay

New York State Labor Law requires manual workers to be paid weekly, and clerical and other workers at least twice per month.

For more detailed information, including which employees are covered by this law, please see Frequency of Pay Frequently Asked Questions. 

Employers who meet certain criteria may apply for permission to pay manual workers less frequently than weekly. (LS 138)



File a Complaint

If their employer fails to pay wages with the required frequency, employees may file a complaint by filling out and mailing in the LS223 to the address below.



​​​​​​​Division of Labor Standards
Harriman State Office Campus
Building 12, Room 185B
Albany, NY 12226