New York State Wage Theft Prevention Act Notice Requirement

We write to remind you of your obligation to provide your New York State based employees with a written notice and acknowledgement of pay rate and payday in compliance with the New York State Wage Theft Prevention Act, as detailed below. This written notice must be provided and acknowledged as received, by February 1, 2012.

On December 10, 2010, the New York State Wage Theft Prevention Act (“WTPA) was signed into law, significantly amending the notice requirements of New York Labor Law § 195.1. The WTPA provided, among other things, that a written notice of rates of pay and regular payday be given to employees. Specifically, the WTPA requires that...

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