New York Wage Theft Prevention Act; liquidated damages

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In the first reported decision to address the retroactivity of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act (“Act”), a state trial judge has ruled that the Act’s provision increasing liquidated damages from 25% to 100% applies to Labor Law violations occurring prior to the Act’s April 9, 2011 effective date.  As we have previously reported

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