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Overtime Rule Remains in Limbo as Fifth Circuit Grants the DOL’s Request for Another Extension
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • April 26 2017

As many will recall, the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) overtime rule, increasing the salary threshold for overtime exemptions at the behest of the


New York State Department of Labor issues several opinion letters confirming strict interpretation of the Labor Law
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 8 2011

The New York State Department of Labor ("NYSDOL") has been busy!


Governor Paterson signs overhaul of New York State Labor Law
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 15 2010

On December 13, 2010, New York Governor David Paterson signed into law the Wage Theft Prevention Act ("WTPA" or the "Act").


New York issues guidelines, instructions and additional model notices of pay rates and pay days
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • March 9 2010

The New York State Department of Labor ("DOL") has recently made available important new information for employers regarding their obligations under Section 195.1 of the Labor Law, including notice of pay rates, pay dates and other information.


NYSDOL changes its tune on 195(1) notice requirement
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • December 11 2009

We advised in our October 30, 2009, Client Alert that the New York State Department of Labor ("DOL") had taken the stance that in order to comply with Section 195(1) of the New York State Labor Law (i.e., to provide proper notice to employees of their wages, overtime rates (if applicable) and paydays), employers would be required to utilize the DOL's official forms, which could be accessed at the DOL's Web site.


NY State Department of Labor publishes notice and acknowledgement of wage rate forms and fact sheets
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • October 30 2009

As we previously reported in our Summer 2009 New York State Employment Law Update, as of October 26, 2009, New York Labor Law Section 195(1) requires employers to notify all newly hired employees of the following: (i) rate of pay, (ii) regular paydays, and (iii) hourly rate and overtime pay rate (for all non-exempt employees).


Summer 2009 New York State employment law update: recent amendments to the state human rights and labor laws
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • August 17 2009

The following amendments to New York State's labor and employment laws will affect New York employers' hiring practices, terms of employment and employment-related litigation.