Law360, New York (February 14, 2011, 2:36 PM EST) -- Governor David Paterson, as one of his last official acts in office, signed on Dec. 13, 2010, a sweeping reform of the New York Labor Law entitled the Wage Theft Prevention Act (the WTP Act). The WTP Act, which becomes effective on April 9, 2011, modifies numerous sections of the New York Labor Law and imposes new record-keeping and notice obligations on virtually every company that employs people in the state.
The highlights of the WTP Act, which are detailed below, are as follows:...
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