Tag Archives: New York Labor Law

One-Third Reduction of Pay May Be Constructive Discharge

Recently, in Berkely S. Scott v. Harris Interactive, Inc., No. 12-1414-cv, the Second Circuit reversed a district court finding that the reduction of an employee’s salary by one third could not as a matter of law constitute constructive discharge or … Continue reading

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Lawsuit for Unlawful Deductions Against Ingersoll-Rand Will Proceed as a Class Action

In Orgill v. Ingersoll-Rand Company, a New York Supreme Court justice granted class certification to a group of current and former sales representatives who alleged that the defendants violated New York Labor Law Section 193 by making unlawful deductions from … Continue reading

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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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