Wages and Overtime

Wages and Overtime benefits employment lawyer in New York

Sick Leave

The New York Sick Leave Law, effective September 30, 2020, amends the New York Labor Law by adding Section 196-b, mandating that many New York employers provide paid sick leave (SB 7506B, Part J)[1].  Specifically, employees may start to accrue sick leave starting September 30, 2020, and may use the accrued sick leave starting January […]

Wages

Wage and Hour Law Imagine working hard for your employer only to learn you won’t be paid for your work. It sounds like a nightmare, but it happens more often than people realize. Luckily, there are laws in place that protect workers’ pay and ensure they receive the wage they deserve. According to information from […]

Grocery Cart

New Action filed in the Southern District of New York Taveras v. H & W Deli Grocery, Inc., and Pedro Santana, individually,Civil Case No.: 19-cv-05750-GHW On June 19, 2019, Plaintiff Taveras filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court Southern District of New York against H & W DELI GROCERY, INC. (“H & W […]

The minimum wage employees must earn per hour working in New York City is one of the highest in the nation. It was raised to $15 per hour for companies employing 11 or more in New York City on December 31, 2018, and reached that same mark for companies employing 10 or fewer this year […]

Franchisor Joint Employer Liability In January, the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a rule that will make it more difficult for workers to hold franchisors like McDonald’s and other fast food, convenience store, and gas station outlets liable for wage violations committed by their franchisees. The rule goes into effect this month. This […]

New Employment Law Action filed in the Eastern District of New York Gill v. Moody Mart 2 Inc., and HO 110 Inc., and Hill Enterprise Inc., and Tariq Mahmud, individually, Civil Case No.: 19-cv-02171-JMA-AKT On April 12, 2019, Plaintiff Gill filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court Eastern District of New York against MOODY […]

New Jersey Minimum Wage Will Increase to $15.00 per hour for most employees by 2024 On February 4, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill passed by the New Jersey Legislature that will raise the New Jersey minimum wage to $15.00 per hour for most employees by 2024. Workers in most […]

New Class and Collective Action filed in the Southern District of New York Rodriguez v. 149 Street Food Corp. d/b/a Fine Fare Supermarket, and 675 Morris Ave Food Corp. d/b/a Fine Fare Supermarket, and Franklin Pimentel, individually, and Daisy Pimentel, individually, and Rigo Delgado, individually Civil Case No.: 1:18-cv-07933 On August 30, 2018, lead Plaintiff […]

New York State Minimum Wages Increase on December 31, 2018 As the holidays approach, it is easy to lose track of time, and before we know it, we are several months into 2019. However, please remember that the minimum wage is set to increase on December 31, 2018 for New York City and New York […]

New Collective Action filed in the Eastern District of New YorkUrias v. Between The Bun Enterprises Inc. and Mala Ramsahai, individually Civil Case No.: 18-cv-04352 On August 1, 2018, Plaintiff Urias, on behalf of himself, individually, and, on behalf of all others similarly-situated, filed a collective action lawsuit against BETWEEN THE BUN ENTERPRISES INC. (“Between The […]

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