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Proposed Amendment To New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act A Mixed Blessing for Employer Community

Following several rounds of lobbying and legislative proposals, both houses of the New York State Legislature this week passed a bill repealing the annual wage notice requirement (requiring a written notice during the month of January regardless of the timing of pay increases or date of hire) codified in New York Labor Law § 195 … Continue Reading

New York Employers Must Issue First Annual Wage Theft Prevention Act Notice In January 2012

New York’s landmark Wage Theft Prevention Act, which was recently modified and adopted in California, requires employers to issue to all New York employees an annual notice complying with the requirements of New York Labor Law § 195 (as amended by the Act). While the statute was effective in April 2011, the annual notice requirement, which … Continue Reading

New York Enacts State-Wide “Wage Theft” Act

On December 13, New York Governor David Paterson signed into law the “Wage Theft Prevention Act,” a bill which provides new and expanded protections for workers under the New York State Labor Law.  Among other provisions, the new law (which takes effect in 120 days) includes the following provisions: ·         An increase in the liquidated … Continue Reading
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