New York Restaurant Workers

You and Your Coworkers May Be Entitled to Extra Pay
Is Your Employer Doing Any of the Following?
Contact us if your employer is doing any of these potentially illegal actions:
  • Paying you biweekly.
  • Paying you the tip rate for all hours.
  • Requiring you to work before clocking in or after clocking out.
  • Failing to give you sick pay.
  • Withholding tips.

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New York State employers must pay their employees who qualify as manual workers every week. They have seven days from the day you worked to pay you for the work you did. But this only applies to people that are classified as manual workers. In general, anyone that stands on their feet for most of their job is a manual worker. For example, a retail or restaurant worker. They could sit when the store is empty, or the restaurant is slow so they roll napkins. But for at least 25% of their job they are on their feet moving, lifting, stocking shelves, taking inventory, or doing something else active like customer service work.
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