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NYS Regulations For Expanded Allowable Wage Deductions Issued

The New York Commissioner of Labor has issued final regulations for the amendment to the state’s wage deduction statute (Labor Law § 193) that became effective November 6, 2012. The amendment to this statute clarifies and limits prior restrictions on employer deductions from wages. The new regulations specify: Legal deductions that may be authorized by […]

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If Only They Had Called PMP: Suffolk County Car Wash Pays Stiff Wage & Hour Penalty

On May 22, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that he had secured a guilty plea from the owner of a Suffolk County car wash who failed to pay at least 10 workers the state-mandated minimum wage and required overtime wages. Schneiderman’s investigation revealed that the business owner paid at least 10 car wash employees […]

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NYS Proposes Changes to Wage Deduction Regulations

The New York State Department of Labor has issued proposed regulations to guide employers with a recent statute expanding the scope of permissible wage deductions in New York. The proposed regulations cover: Deductions for the Benefit of the Employee Recovery of Overpayments Repayment of Wage Advances If the regulations are adopted as proposed, New York […]

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New York State Minimum Wage Set To Increase

The current minimum wage in New York is $7.25 per hour, which is the federal minimum wage. However, the NYS Legislature has passed legislation that will increase the minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $9.00 per hour over three years, beginning with: $8.00 on December 31, 2013 $8.75 on December 31, 2014 $9.00 on […]

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