NY's Strict Yet Comforting Wage Deduction Proposed Rules

Law360, New York (July 1, 2013, 10:42 AM EDT) -- Last summer, the New York Legislature passed legislation that amended Section 193 of the New York State Labor Law and greatly expanded the number of deductions an employer may permissibly make from an employee’s wages, including deductions for repayment of salary advances and overpayments. Prior to the amendment, Section 193 limited deductions to payments for insurance premiums, pension or health and welfare benefits, contributions to charitable organizations, payments for United States bonds, payments for dues or assessments to a labor organization and similar payments for the...
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