by John M. Bagyi, Esq.
The New York State Department of Labor has issued notification templates New York employers can use to comply with the state’s new Wage Theft Prevention Act. The law, which went into effect April 9, requires employers to provide every employee with a statement detailing:
- The employee’s rate of pay
- The overtime rate of pay, if the employee is subject to
- The basis of wage payment (per hour, per shift, per week, piece rate, commission, etc.)
- Any allowances the employer intends to claim as part of the minimum wage, including tip, meal and lodging allowances
- The regular pay day
- The employer’s name and any names under which the employer does business
- The physical address of the employer’s main office or principal place of business and, if different, the employer’s mailing address
- The employer’s telephone number.
Employers can print out the templates and then fill in pertinent informati...(register to read more)