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New York State Farm Laborers Wage Board recommends to lower overtime threshold for farmers

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Posted at 7:25 PM, Jan 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-28 19:25:56-05

NEW YORK (WKBW) — The New York State Farm Laborers Wage Board has voted two-to-one to recommend lowering the overtime threshold to 40 hours a week over the next decade.

The overtime threshold is currently at 60 hours a week.

If approved, New York would join California and Washington with the threshold set at 40 hours a week.