Both the New York “Overtime Pay” laws and the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) require that employers pay overtime to those individuals who are not “exempt” from the overtime requirements.
In New York State, the general rule, subject to some very limited exceptions, is that you may not sue your employer if you are injured while you are working.
Wrongful termination refers to any non-voluntary termination for an improper reason. In New York these include discrimination based upon…
Many states have recently passed new Independent Contractor Laws. These laws describe which workers must be treated as “employees,” and which workers may be treated as “independent contractors.”
Commissions are typically wages; bonuses are not. Under the law, the test to determine if commissions constitute wages is whether they are “definitely determined” and have become “due and payable to such…
There are very few deductions that are legally allowed to be taken from an employee’s wages in New York State (other than those required by law).
Many employers require their employees to sign non-compete agreements as a condition of employment. There are a number of reasons for such agreements.
In New York State, all employers must furnish the following information to employees…
Employers often want employees to think like company owners, by issuing stock (or options to purchase stock) to employees.
With some limited exceptions, employers must pay their employees, on a weekly or biweekly basis, all wages earned within seven days of the particular pay period.
If you are employed by a company that has a contract with the New York City government, the New York State government, the federal government, or another municipality, you may be entitled to a prevailing wage rate.
The knowledgeable attorneys at the law firm of Neil H. Greenberg & Associates represent employees considering new employment as well as those evaluating new offers from their existing employer.
Severance agreements are frequently offered to professionals to prevent expensive litigation between employers and terminated employees.
Millions of employees and retirees have 401(k) retirement plans through their current and/or former employers. Many of these plan participants simply trust that their retirement accounts…
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