New York Labor Law 191

Understanding NY’s Weekly Pay Requirement
Most Hourly Workers In NY Should Be Paid Weekly
Outten & Golden is currently investigating several industries for violations of New York Labor Law Section 191. Under this law, many hourly employees who perform physical tasks, such as standing, moving inventory, packing boxes, and cleaning, must be paid on a weekly basis. If you have worked as a manual worker in New York at any time over the past six years, and have not been paid weekly, please contact us to discuss your legal rights.

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Employers who fail to comply with the payment frequency requirements of New York Labor Law Section 191 may face penalties, including fines and potential liability for unpaid wages. If you believe your employer has not adhered to the payment frequency requirements outlined in New York Labor Law Section 191, it is important to consult with an experienced O&G employment attorney to discuss your situation and explore your legal options.

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