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Wage And Hour Litigation And Counseling

My Business In New York Avoid Lawsuits By Its Workers For Unpaid Wages
  • By: David Rich
  • Published: February 12, 2019

Your company in New York, in paying wages to its employees, must comply with both New York State and federal wage-and-hour laws.  Your business’s wage-and-hour practices are financially important.  Your company’s compliance with state and federal wage-and-hour laws in compensating employees is particularly monetarily significant with regard to employee classification, including: Exempt versus non-exempt status for purposes of eligibility for…Read More

  • By: David Rich
  • Published: December 8, 2010

In New York State, the employment of minors is governed by Article 4 of the New York Labor Law and by scattered sections of other state statutes.  A "minor" is any person less than 18 years of age. In brief, New York's laws governing child labor require a minor to have working papers; prohibit companies from employing minors in certain…Read More

  • By: David Rich
  • Published: April 14, 2010

Generally speaking, yes. A rule of thumb is that for-profit companies in New York State must pay their interns or trainees unless, among other requirements, the interns or trainees are obtaining vocational experience and educational credit by working; are working for their own benefit rather than the company's; and, by working, are conferring no immediate benefit on the company. Companies…Read More

  • By: David Rich
  • Published: March 17, 2010

In March 2010, congressmen introduced, in the New York State Senate and the New York State Assembly, a bill entitled the Wage Theft Protection Act. The bill would significantly enhance civil and criminal penalties against employers who violate New York's minimum wage and overtime pay laws. The Senate bill is linked here: http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/api/1.0/html/bill/S7050 . The Assembly bill is linked here:…Read More