The District of Columbia, like California, has followed New York’s lead in enacting a new Wage Theft Prevention Act requiring issuance of individual wage notices. Analysis of the Act and its requirements is available at the Jackson Lewis Workplace Resource Center here.
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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…
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…
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…
NYSDOL Update: New Hire Notification and Permissible Wage Deductions
Employers with New York State operations must ensure they understand the New York State Department of Labor’s current position as to new hire notices and wage deductions.
New Hire Notices
As previously reported here, since October 26, 2009, New York state employers have been obligated to notify all new hires in writing of their…