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Failure to pay minimum wage is more frequent in low wage labor jobs

“Workplace violations are severe and widespread in low wage labor markets.”  That’s one conclusion in a report entitled “Broken Laws, Unprotected Workers – Violations of Employment and Labor Laws in America’s Cities”.  The study which was conducted in 2008 in … Continue reading

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New York’s Restaurant Tip Credit Law

Many states have minimum wage laws which  differ from the FLSA. The minimum wage in New York is $7.25 per hour.  Effective January 1, 2011, restaurants in New York are allowed to use a “tip credit” of $2.25 per hour … Continue reading

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Are Employers Responsible For Keeping Records of Their Employees’ Work Hours?

Under federal law, employers of nonexempt workers (including hourly workers) must keep records of certain information, including the number of hours worked by their employees. There is no specific requirement for the form in which the records should be kept, but … Continue reading

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