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How do I Know I am Being Paid the Minimum Wage?
How do I Know I am Being Paid the Minimum Wage?

The minimum wage is based on the total pay you receive in a given workweek. In other words, as long as your average pay rate for the hours you worked equals or exceeds the applicable New York State minimum wage, your employer is in compliance with the law. If your average ...

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Blog posts in February, 2018

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    Employment discrimination cases may involve multiple levels of judicial and quasi-judicial proceedings. As a general rule, once a discrimination claim ...

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  • NY Attorney General Sues Weinstein Company for "Pattern" of Sexual Harassment

    Unless you have avoided all major news outlets during the past several months, you are no doubt aware of the legal firestorm engulfing The Weinstein ...

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  • Why You Need to Exercise Caution Before Signing a "Severance Letter"

    Many New Yorkers have a poor grasp of how employment laws work in the real world. Although you probably know that you have certain rights with respect ...

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  • Employment Attorney Mahir Nisar to Attend United Nations Event for Gender Equality

    New York employment lawyer Mahir Nisar is set to attend the 62 nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Attorney Nisar was nominated and ...

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  • Trump Administration Clarifies Law Regarding Classification of Unpaid Interns

    As a general rule, the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires all for-profit employers to pay minimum wage and overtime compensation to ...

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  • Does Filing a Lawsuit Make Me Mentally Unfit to Hold a Job?

    Many New York employers may try to justify illegal job discrimination on the grounds that a job applicant is physically or mentally unfit for the ...

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  • NYC Agrees to Delay Enforcement of Employee Contributions Law

    Fast food workers typically work long hours for little pay. They are also often at the mercy of employers who force them to work additional shifts ...

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  • Sexual Harassment is a Major Problem for New York's "Gig Economy" Workers

    The so-called gig economy has been a boon to many New Yorkers who have chosen to forego traditional employment in favor of more flexible working ...

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