Tag Archives: New York Labor Law

What Is An Exempt Employee?

While “exempt” can have a number of different meanings (especially in the context of public and civil service employees), generally an “exempt” employee is one that is exempt from the minimum wage and/or overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards … Continue reading

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What Types of Retaliation Are Illegal in New York?

The term “whistleblower” gets thrown around a lot these days, but one of the more common misperceptions by employees is the erroneous assumption that all retaliation by an employer is illegal.  That is simply not the case, even if the … Continue reading

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Can My Employer Reduce My Pay Because They Overpaid Me?

Yes.  This question comes up a lot more often than you might expect.  While the New York Labor Law used to prohibit such deductions without the employee’s consent, effective November 2012, New York Labor Law § 193 was amended to permit … Continue reading

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Are Home Health Care Aides Entitled to Overtime Pay?

This is a particularly important issue for residents of New York City because it is estimated that 1 in 7 low-wage workers in New York City is employed as a home care worker.  Generally, the Fair Labor Standards Act extends … Continue reading

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