The New York Building Service Industry Wage Order Summary provides specific unit rates and minimum weekly salary amounts for janitors in residential buildings.
The building service industry includes any person, corporation or establishment engaged in whole or in part in renting, servicing, cleaning, maintaining, selling, or managing buildings or building space, and all occupations, operations and services in connection therewith or incidental thereto. The industry includes, but is not limited to, real estate owners, building owners, operators, lessors, managing agents and independent contractors.
The building service industry does not include a building trades contractor engaged exclusively in the field of construction, or any building owned, operated and used solely for religious, charitable or educational purposes by a nonprofit organization organized exclusively for religious, charitable or educational purposes, no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual. These exclusions shall not be deemed to be exclusions from coverage under another minimum wage order.