Governor Cuomo has signed into law the recently-passed bill amending New York Labor Law § 193. Based on the signature date of September 7, the new law – expanding the scope of permissible deductions under Section 193 to include, among other things, recoupment of overpayments to employees – takes effect on November 6, 2012. At present, the modifications to the law will expire three years later, in November 2015. 

Watch this space for updates regarding the New York Department of Labor’s interpretation and enforcement of the new provision.