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  • Monthly Archives: May 2011

    Wage Theft Prevention Act

    New York State Requires New Employee Notifications, Record-Keeping, Increases Fines for Minimum Wage and Overtime Violations, and Strengthens Whistleblower Protections On December 13, 2010, Governor Patterson signed the Wage Theft Prevention Act (the “Act”) into law. The Act attempts to address the problem of employers who fail to pay statutorily mandated minimum wage and overtime […]

    New York’s Hospitality Wage Order In Full Effect

    After four months of waiting, the implementation period for the New York Department of Labor’s (“NYDOL”)  Hospitality Wage Order has now come to an end.  On January 1, 2011, the NYDOL repealed NY Labor Law Parts 137 and 138, and added Part 146,[1] which made changes to the laws governing New York’s  hotel and restaurant […]