Effective January 1, 2011, the New York Department of Labor promulgated a new wage order covering the hospitality industry. However, due to the New York Labor Law’s six year limitations period, litigation continues addressing the propriety of various industry employer practices under the old regulations. In one such case, Judge Thomas J. McAvoy of the Northern
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New York’s Consolidated Hospitality Industry Wage Order: Status?
By Noel P. Tripp on
Posted in New York State
As previously reported in detail here, in November 2009 then-New York Commissioner of Labor Patricia Smith issued an Order accepting the 2009 Restaurant and Hotel Industry Wage Board’s recommendation to consolidate and modify the Wage Orders currently in effect covering New York restaurant and hotel industry employers. The Department however has yet to issue the…