How NY Wage Law Brings More Flexibility To Employers

Law360, New York (September 21, 2012, 2:10 PM EDT) -- On June 21, 2012, the New York State Senate and Assembly passed Bill No. S7790-2011/A10785-2011, which amends New York State Labor Law Section 193 by expanding the categories of permissible wage deductions that employers may take with the consent of employees.

The amendment also permits employers to use wage deductions in order to recapture inadvertent overpayments of wages and for the repayment of advancements of wages. On Sept. 7, 2012, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the amendment into law, and it will take effect on Nov. 6,...
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