Increases in New York's minimum wage went into effect on Dec. 31. The changes impact businesses differently depending on where in the state your business is located.
Employees have many avenues to air their grievances. It’s therefore important for businesses to understand the rights their employees have.
The Fair Labor Standards Act requires restaurant owners to pay tipped employees at least $2.13 per hour in wages. The employer can then take a tip credit for differences between wages paid and minimum wage requirements.
It is important to take any employment lawsuit seriously. These sorts of lawsuits disrupt business and can be expensive and time consuming. And many of these lawsuits are entirely avoidable.