Minimum Wage

May 11, 2018
New York Tip Credit Sexual Harassment

Will Tipped NY Workers Get Paid Minimum Wage Without The Tip Credit To Deter Sexual Harassment?

Federal law and most states allow restaurants, bars, caterers & hotels to apply a tip credit so their service workers can meet minimum wage requirements. An alarming number of tipped workers, especially women, report that relying on tips exposes them to sexual harassment. Will New York eliminate the tip credit?
February 22, 2018

Sexual Harassment & Wages In Restaurants | Amy Poehler

Sexual Harassment & the Need for Higher Wages in Restaurants Addressed by Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation Star...
December 28, 2017

New York Increases Minimum Wage in 2018

New Year Means Increased Minimum Wage for Employees in New York At Leeds Brown Law, P.C. our unpaid wage lawyers believe that knowledge is power. The more you know about your rights as an employee, the better equipped you are to spot problems with your paychecks. Learning about your most basic rights to minimum wage, overtime pay, and the hours that make up your workweek, can help ensure you are receiving all the money your […]
June 8, 2017

New York Takes Third Place for Minimum Wage Violations

New York Ranks Third in Minimum Wage Violations Among Populous States A report issued by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) indicates that between 2013 and 2015, 1 of every 20 workers in New York was earning less than minimum wage. This statistic puts us in third place among the nation’s most populous states for minimum wage violations. Ohio and Florida are first and second. According to the report, well over 2 million workers in the […]
February 15, 2017

Healthcare Chain Must Give Employees Millions in Back Pay

New York Home Health Care Chain Pays Employees Two Million in Back Pay In a resolution recently announced by the Department of Labor, a New York skilled nursing care business agreed to pay 2 million dollars to some of its employees who did not get overtime and other wages. As reported by McKnight’s, Grand Healthcare System allegedly: “failed to pay overtime eligible employees for overtime at five different facilities.” “only paid employees for scheduled hours […]
February 12, 2017

Wage Theft Against NYC Delivery Workers

A Growing Number of New York City Food Delivery Workers Face Wage Theft What is the saying about New York? It is the city that never sleeps. It’s also the city that eats a lot of takeout! One of the amazing conveniences of New York City is that you can have virtually any food delivered to your door at any hour. We have all seen restaurant delivery workers zipping down the streets in all sorts […]