i. This includes New York, where the minimum wage changes take effect on December 31 and in Delaware, where the minimum wage increase took effect on October 1.

ii. For example, New York’s state minimum wage law establishes three different minimum wages: one for New York City, another for Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties, and one for the remaining upstate counties. These estimates account for these increases. However, they do not account for impacts resulting from cities and counties establishing their own minimum wages higher than the state minimum wage, such as in St. Paul, MN or Seattle, WA.