Category Archives: Unpaid Wages

NYC Unpaid Intern Attorney

Summer brings about many questions. White wine or rosé? Jersey Shore or the Hamptons? Can I now wear white jeans? Should I be an unpaid intern? Whether interns should be paid has been an unanswered legal question for several years. The U.S. Department of Labor in 2010 sought to end the guessing and issued guidelines […]

Your Rights as a Misclassified Employee

Could I receive back owed overtime if I was misclassified as an independent contractor? The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York Labor Law protect employee by setting certain minimums for pay and mandating overtime for nonexempt employees that work over 40 hours a week.  Due to the stringent standards surrounding employees, some employers […]

When is a Delivery Charge Illegal?

Both New York State law and federal law strictly limit an employer’s ability to retain a mandatory charge, like a delivery charge or service charge, that is a gratuity and belongs to the employees. Under the New York Labor Law, no employer is permitted to retain any part of a “gratuity or of any charge […]

Payroll Card Templates

New York Department Of Labor Posts Draft Model Templates For Payroll Debit Cards And Direct Deposit Notice And Consent. New York employers are required to satisfy certain notice requirements and obtain employees’ informed consent before they pay employees’ wages by debit card or direct deposit. The New York State Department of Labor adopted regulations, which […]

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